Skills of resourcefulness, tenacity and inventiveness are the basis of innovation

Christina is a Research and Development Manager at Alcoa and is proud of her career, which spans two decades.

Currently based at the Kwinana Alumina Refinery in Western Australia, Christina is a key member of the Continuous Improvement Centre of Excellence where her work is helping to drive innovative technology solutions and process improvements for Alcoa’s global refining system.

With a degree in Metallurgy from Curtin University’s School of Mines in Kalgoorlie, Christina has been proudly challenging stereotypes and helping to promote the role of women in the profession for more than 20 years.

Christina said that skills of resourcefulness, tenacity, and inventiveness are the basis of innovation in her field and importantly, are skills that have no gender.