Christina Smith is the Director of Strategy and Planning for Technical Operations at United Airlines. She also serves on the corporate board of directors for the women’s business resource group, uIMPACT. In this role, she works to actively influence diversity and gender equality through awareness, empowerment, advocacy, engagement, and cultural change for over 4,000 members. This role has given her the opportunity to orchestrate large scale events including panels and networking events with executives to empower women for positive change. Prior to joining United Airlines in 2015, Christina spent 7 years in Procurement at ArcelorMittal. She holds an MBA from Loyola University and bachelor’s degree from Kettering University. Christina has a passion for travel (she has visited over 50 countries) and when at home in Chicago enjoys cooking, biking, and spending time with her cat, Buddy.