Lighting for Literacy
Aug 30, 2022
Christina Enneking & Jessica Eastland
Lighting for Literacy

Christina Roberts Enneking is an experienced coach, facilitator, and leadership consultant supporting large and small businesses and individuals throughout Silicon Valley .  She is known as a catalyst for positive change, combining entrepreneurial spirit with practical tools and skill practice to hone leadership efficacy and help align people with their deeper purpose.  When Christina isn't serving corporate or private clients, she is leading service-based yoga retreats to install solar lights.

"I am a catalyst for generating insights with clients interested in upping their game in leadership, relationship-building, and communication". With an engineering and business background, various leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies, a think tank, and a 7-person start-up, Christina brings rich experience and perspectives into group or 1x1 sessions.

She likes to work with clients to uncover key behavioral strengths that accentuate their leadership edge and work to identify and resolve limiting beliefs. "I deeply value balance in the mind, body, and spirit - my passion is leading service-based yoga and meditation retreats around the globe".

Christina is married with two children, a daughter and a son, and works with to help children in Silicon Valley build solar lights, then deliver them to families who live off the grid across the world.

Jessica Eastland is an elementary school teacher in the Cupertino Union School District. Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Jessica went to San Jose State University for a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders and Sciences. Soon after, she continued at SJSU, receiving a Master of Arts in Education: Curriculum & Design, as well as her teaching credential.

Jessica is a community-minded individual. A passion to connect with others has driven her personally and professionally. Educating, empowering, and inspiring others is at the core of her practice, and is what led her to pursue a career in education. During her Master’s thesis, she studied the impact of community building practices on student social-emotional learning and connection within the classroom. Jessica has been working closely with Lighting for Literacy (LFL), since its inception in 2012. LFL is a STEM non-profit organization that educates youth in service, sustainability, and science, all while bringing light to people living off the grid around the globe She has participated in all aspects of the project, from preparing supplies, co-facilitating workshops in classrooms, and installing lighting units on service trips. This year, she accepted the role of co-CEO and president of Lighting for Literacy. This work is especially important to Jessica, as she is the daughter of LFL co-founder and Rotarian, the late Doug McNeil.

Jessica lives in Los Gatos, California with her husband and puppy.  Captivated by the redwood and oak filled hills, she enjoys hiking at the many beautiful parks and open spaces near her home.