Credits & Contributions

Cristina believes in the power of education and has dedicated her life, work and personal time to explore, experience and share.

Through her constant evolution as an educator she helps people in personal development and training. As a public speaker and writer Cristina has become an ambassador for shark conservation, fresh water and underwater caves protection, and an active field educator.


  • Member of Women Divers Hall of Fame Class 2011
  • Member of The Explorers Club Class 2013
  • Member of the Ocean Artist Society
  • Platinum Pro Recipient 5000
  • Service Above Self Rotary Freeport 2011
  • Service Above Self Rotary Freeport 2013
  • Shark Ambassador Sharks Savers
  • PADI Course Director
  • NSS-CDS Full Cave Diving Instructor
  • TDI Extended Range Instructor
  • TDI Advanced Wreck and Full Cave Instructor
  • DAN Advanced Diving Medical Care Instructor
  • CDS Surveyor and Cartographer
  • PADI Ambassadiver 2016-2018
  • Diver of the Conference Award at Euro Tec 2016
  • Shark Hero 2019


  • Bahamas National Trust Nassau
  • Bahamas National Trust Freeport
  • Women Divers Hall of Fame training program
  • Rolex Our World Underwater Scholarship Society
  • Introduction to IANTD Cave Diving Manual
  • Diver Medic Magazine
  • Shark Diver Magazine
  • Ocean Geographic Explorers
  • Mentor for Women Underwater Program
  • Mentor for Bahamas Scuba Diving Program
  • National Geographic Expeditions

Guest Speaker at:

  • Bahamas National Trust Nassau
  • Bahamas National Trust Freeport
  • College of the Bahamas, Freeport
  • Beneath the Sea, Seacaucus NJ
  • Shark Savers Singapore
  • Shark Savers China
  • Aquarium of The Pacific, California
  • EUDI Show Italy
  • Adex Singapore
  • Birmingham Dive Show UK
  • BSAC Annual Diving Conference
  • TekDiveUSA
  • EuroTek
  • OzTek
  • NSS-CDS Conference
  • Rotary Club Lucaya
  • Rotary Club Freeport
  • Canadian Women Association
  • SharkCon

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