Christine Gonzalez Garrett

Christine Gonzalez Garrett

Christine Gonzalez Garrett

Power Words

Power Words: Spanish: 
Confianza, Coraje, Fe
Power Words: English: 
Confidence, Courage, Faith

Where were you born? 

Brooklyn, NY

What school did you attend? 

Midwood HS in Brooklyn, University of Maryland, College Park and Cappella for my Masters

What gained you interest in the NIH? 

It was somewhat of a childhood dream to work for NIH. I was attracted to the mission of the organization and its global impact.

What kind of work do you do at the NIH? 

I am a Human Resources Specialist for NIAID, where my primary focus is on recruitment and staffing for four intramural and extramural divisions.

What message would you like to send to young Hispanics who are considering going to college? 

It is never where you begin. Each move you make is part of the foundation for your success. Never let anyone define who you are. Be open to change and receptive to feedback. Study hard, keep your options open, be passionate about what you want and finish what you start!