Christine Ageton
Instructor
MENV

Christine Ageton is an independent consultant focused on creating transformative convenings toward systems change in the philanthropic, nonprofit, and international development sectors. Christine has over twenty years’ experience in nonprofit leadership, leadership program curriculum design, delivery, and transformative facilitation. A few of her current clients include Devoted Healthcare, Slow Money Maine, Maine Initiatives, Western Landowners Alliance, Smith Conservation Fellows, The Switzer Foundation, and Bonusly. Christine was with Common Future (formerly BALLE), from 2010 -2019 where she spearheaded all of their transformative learning and funder education programs as Chief Program Officer. During this time, she managed a budget of over one million dollars and built a large team of staff and consultants to deliver multiyear programs yielding systems change. Prior to Common Future, Christine headed international development programs for the Clinton Foundation in Peru, and for the United Nations Environment Program in Panama. For three years, Christine was the Assistant Director for the Kinship Conservation Fellowship and offered leadership programs for Conservation International and Wildlife Conservation Society.   Christine’s passion and gift lie in designing and hosting transformative experiences for groups and she has deep experience in leadership development, group theory, and racial and social equity. Christine has a particular skill in successfully convening diverse groups around seemingly intractable problems.  Christine holds two Masters’s degrees in Community Development and Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College. Christine hails from Boulder, CO, and can be found spending time with her family and enjoying the Rocky Mountains any chance that she gets.