Christy Poisot has worked for Shell Oil Company for seventeen years. Her current role is in Strategy, Planning and Appraisal IT Information Risk Management. She has lectured about risk management topics at several industry conferences and informally on “Protecting Your Digital Footprint”. She serves the community as an Advisory Board Member for Rice University’s Chao Center for Asian Studies. She is an Asian Pacific American Women Leadership Institute Fellow (APAWLI) for the Center for Asian Pacific American Women (CAPAW). She hails from Houston, Texas and documents frequently on her blog American-filipina.blogspot.com stories of oral history, recipes, and her heritage. Christy serves as a liaison to the Houston Filipino community to collect oral history for Rice University’s Chao Center for Asian Studies known as the Houston Asian American Archive (HAAA) and has guest lectured at the university on “Recognizing Asian American Veterans” and “Transnationalism – History of Filipino Nurses”. She holds a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from the University of St. Thomas, Bachelors in Business in Computer Information Systems from the University of Houston-Downtown, and an Associates degree from the Art Institute of Houston in Multimedia and Web Design. In 2016, she was recognized by Shell Oil Company with the “They Serve With Honor” award.