Karla is an undergraduate Student Assistant at CIRES. She is currently a student at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she is studying Sociology and Environmental Studies. She supports different outreach projects for CIRES. Karla has experience working as a student assistant in different educational settings, including providing support in elementary schools, educational outreach among middle/high school students, and providing assistance to her undergraduate peers. Karla is interested in building her experience in environmental sciences, as well as learning how to develop environmental education material and resources. She is passionate about communities and their relationship with the environment, as well as how environmental issues impact diverse communities.