Christy Haubegger is an Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where she provides insights on diverse markets to the agency’s clients. Haubegger is based in the Los Angeles office and works closely with clients such as Eva Longoria, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek, America Ferrera, Andy Garcia, and Rosario Dawson, among others.
Haubegger founded Latina magazine in 1996, upon graduating from Stanford Law School. The magazine debuted as a quarterly in 1996 and grew to monthly publication just a year after its launch with Haubegger serving as its publisher, president, and then CEO until 2001.
Haubegger moved into the world of entertainment in 2002. She served as Associate Producer on CHASING PAPI, a romantic comedy from 20th Century Fox with a Hispanic theme/cast, which was released in May 2003, and was Executive Producer of Oscar-winner James L. Brooks’ romantic comedy, SPANGLISH, starring Paz Vega, Adam Sandler, and Téa Leoni, released by Columbia Pictures in December 2004. She joined CAA in 2005.
Haubegger received her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. from Stanford Law School where she was elected president of her class.
A pioneer for Latinas, Haubegger is the recipient of numerous awards and media recognition for her achievements. In 2001, Newsweek named her one of the "Women of the New Century," Advertising Age has called her a "Woman to Watch," and the Ms. Foundation has chosen her as one of the Top Ten Role Models of the Year. In 2002, Haubegger was also the youngest woman to be inducted into the American Advertising Federation's Advertising Hall of Achievement, in recognition of her success in raising the profile of the Hispanic market. She has been profiled and interviewed by numerous, diverse media outlets including CNN, NBC Nightly News, and TODAY. The Hollywood Reporter featured her on its list of the Most Powerful Latinos in Hollywood.
Haubegger is a board member of Management Leadership for Tomorrow (ww.ml4t.org), an organization that works to increase the number of minority MBA candidates at the nation's top business schools. In 2009, she was appointed by President Obama to the President’s Commission on White House Fellows. Haubegger serves on the Board of Directors of women’s retailer New York & Co. (NYSE: NWY).