Christiane graduated with a Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University in Pennsylvania, USA, in 2015. She is a registered audiologist and hearing instrument practitioner with the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of British Columbia and certified in cerumen management. She worked as a clinical Audiologist in Brazil for 5 years, before moving to Vancouver, BC, in 2007, to work for Connect Hearing. She was a Clinical Educator for the Masters of Audiology program at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences at UBC for 8 years and was promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor in July 2019. Since 2018, she maintains a clinical practice and works as an Audiology and Medicalization Business Advisor for Connect Hearing. Christiane is responsible for the execution and coaching of audiology professional practices, standards, and ethics of the business for Connect Hearing clinics in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.