Christine Joseph

Community Manager

Christine is a powerhouse community builder. She has spent years building communities for Wework, the largest community platform across the globe. During her time at Wework, she used her global access to bring companies together, strengthen member experience, and facilitate events that helped entrepreneurs further develop their businesses. Christine has also worked with brands like Samsung, Fiverr, and Hennessy to build programming around marketing and business strategies at her locations. Over the course of her career, Christine managed the operations for over 4 Wework locations, all at 90 percent occupancy or higher. She simultaneously managed the opening of two locations and still managed to keep a high engagement among her members. At any given time, Christine managed communities of over 2000 members ranging from startups to enterprise businesses like Microsoft and Millicom International Services. Leveraging her resources within WeWork, she also led service projects collecting laptops for underserved students & helped nonprofits gain access to grant capital.

Because of the pandemic, Christine made a natural pivot to the online sphere, managing private courses as well as Facebook groups and Linkedin communities. In an effort to strengthen these online communities, she managed their engagement on platforms like Slack, Notion, Zoom, and Social Media. Christine has managed the Center for Black Innovation’s Ecosystem Builders Fellowship, which is supported by Comcast NBCUniversal, AT&T, the Surdna Foundation, and the Simkins Foundation.

Outside of her 9-5, Christine is passionate about serving the youth in her community. She is the co-founder of Walk My Shoes, Inc., a nonprofit organization that serves high school youths in North Miami through mentorship, tutoring, and college preparation. Through this program, students have gotten internships, grants to start their businesses, and scholarships to embark on their collegiate journeys. Christine’s ethos is to bring people together to create lasting change. Being a liaison to provide access and opportunities for Black and Brown people is precisely her zone of genius.

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