Christa Hayden Sharpe
Christa Hayden Sharpe serves as International Justice Mission’s (IJM) Vice President of Programs for Southeast Asia. Christa’s team supports five IJM field offices, while combating the online sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines, child sexual assault and citizenship rights in Thailand, and the trafficking of men and women into forced labor in Thailand, China, and Malaysia. Christa earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science and African & African diaspora studies from Tulane University, and a master’s degree in social science administration from Case Western Reserve University. She and her husband have one child and live in the Washington, D.C. area.