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Christine Auwarter

Senior Consultant

Christine comes to FSG with a background in nonprofit capacity building, corporate responsibility, and employee engagement. She is passionate about taking ambitious social impact goals and turning them into high-impact, scalable solutions. Christine builds bridges between the public, nonprofit, and business sectors and provides change-makers with the support and resources they need to drive towards a more equitable, sustainable future.

Before FSG

Before FSG, Christine consulted with corporate clients on social impact and skills-based volunteering strategies. In her roles at Common Impact and the Taproot Foundation, she designed and managed programs to engage clients' employees in opportunities to create meaningful social change by leveraging their professional skills to build the capacity of nonprofits. Christine has also worked in the financial security field, leading capacity-building initiatives for nonprofit and government partners helping build individuals' financial security and close the racial wealth gap. Christine has worked with hundreds of nonprofits across the country and with a wide range of corporations to help strengthen their ability to drive social change. Christine's career began as an AmeriCorps for the Red Cross, where she engaged with Bay Area communities to increase disaster preparedness and worked internally to improve the Red Cross's infrastructure for volunteer management and training. Christine received her Master of Public Administration from the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and a minor in Biology.


  • University of Southern California, Master of Public Administration
  • Stanford University, BS in Environmental Studies, minor in Biology


  • Spanish (intermediate)

On working at FSG

"Driving social change is a responsibility shared across all sectors, and I'm energized by the opportunity to work with a wide range of partners to define their particular social impact niche. At FSG, I am excited to work with team members who value continual learning, creative thinking, and a commitment to equity."