Christine Rossi is currently a second year MBA student at Johnson. With six years of experience in Architecture, she is rounding out her MBA with a Real Estate Minor to attack design and feasibility issues concerning the built environment at all scales. Outside of coursework, she focuses on facilitating collaboration between innovation, entrepreneurship, technology, engineering, and design.
In the past two years, she has been selected to represent Cornell in various team competitions including MasterCard’s Innovation Express FinTech Strategy Hackathon (Grand Prize), Accenture’s National Innovation Challenge (3rd place nationally), and Haas Technology Challenge Smarter Cities Competition. She was a founding board member of the annual Johnson Women in Technology Conference in NYC and is involved with the Associate Real Estate Council, Consulting, Design Thinking and Sustainable Global Enterprise Clubs among many others.
Born outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Christine received a Bachelor's of Architecture and is a LEED Accredited Professional. This past summer she interned with Gensler’s Workplace Strategy Consulting Group. She has helped clients and teams comb through ambiguous problems to deliver creative sustainable solutions from strategy and planning through construction. She is currently working on applying her passions for urban planning to develop creative business recommendations and high performance real estate solutions.