A talented engineer, Karina has 8 years of experience in electrical systems design. Passionate about sustainable development, Karina’s post-baccalaureate research focused on renewable energy development, localized generation with DC distribution, green building methods and eco-districts. She previously served as co-leader of the Living Building Collaborative’s Portland chapter, organizing learning experiences for both LBC members and the community at large. She currently works at PAE, contributing to major sustainability-focused projects such as the Rocky Mountain Institute headquarters.