Kristina Larsen(she/her) is a lawyer, activist, and advocate for those facing discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or other challenges within academia and the workplace. With more than 20 years of experience in higher education, human resources, and employment law, her unique perspective allows her to successfully assist individuals as they identify the root causes of conflict, understand applicable laws and policies, determine risk tolerance and goals, and create and implement appropriate solutions using forward-thinking strategies that avert or minimize harm. She served as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel at UC San Diego. She is a formally trained mediator and a skilled presenter and instructor. She has led numerous trainings and appeared as a speaker at workshops both within the university setting and for external organizations. Kristi has represented and advised individuals at numerous universities and other academic institutions.