Get to know the Barakat staff: Christina Dinh


We’d like you to get to know the faces and personalities behind the Barakat staff, so we’re bringing you a series of updates about each of our staff. We hope you have as much fun reading them as we did writing them.

Name: Christina Dinh

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Hometown: South Windsor, CT

School: Northeastern University

What you do at Barakat: Development Assistant

Fun fact about yourself: I can speak 5 languages (Vietnamese, 2 dialects of Chinese, French, and of course, English!)

What have you learned working at Barakat: I have learned a lot about South and Central Asian society and culture as well as how these factor into education.

Favorite quote: “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

Heroes: My mom, She’s superwoman and I honestly don’t know what I would do without her.

You’re suddenly stranded on a desert island but naturally you got to bring your five favorite thins. They are:

-my SIGG bottle



-a good book to read

-cell phone (so I can be rescued eventually)

Most desired superpower: teleportation becuase travel is expensive and it would be awesome to travel to wherever I wanted in a flash.


Stayed tuned for more entries about our fantastic staff!

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