Christina Shailas is the Founder CEO of Gear Education, a boutique education technology firm based in Cyprus and the island’s first Google for Education partner. With a decade of experience working as an educational technology integrationist, Christina has been integral to the successful implementation and development of school education technology programs for over 3,000 educators and students in New York City and Limassol.
Christina is a first-generation Cypriot and Constantinople-Greek, born and raised in Queens, New York. Christina is deeply connected to her Cyprus and Asia Minor roots, and growing up with stories from both sides has enriched her character. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from New York University (NYU) and a Master’s degree from Columbia University.
Christina was the President of the Cypriot Young Professionals (CYP) from 2016 to 2018. Christina lives in Cyprus representing the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce as their Cyprus Liaison.