Cristian Alonso recently graduated from the University of Texas A&M with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. As an undergraduate, he helped to co-found his university's student chapter of oSTEM and attended the 2017 oSTEM National Conference in Chicago. Cristian currently works for Dunaway Associates as a traffic engineer in Fort Worth, TX, where he designs traffic signals and performs traffic impact studies on new developments. As an LGBTQ+ advocate, Cristian is working to increase the visibility of LGBTQ+ STEM students within the professional community, and hopes to set an example for students. In his free time, Cristian enjoys drinking wine, visiting museums, and hanging out with friends.