Region: Northern California
Born and raised in Myanmar, Katarina now lives in Greater Los Angeles, California. She completed her B.A. in Liberal Arts at Soka University of America and her M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy at Clark University before joining CivicSpark. At Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, she is excited to contribute to the Clean Cars 4 All program, promoting environmental justice by making electric vehicles more accessible to low-income communities and communities of color. She hopes to gain valuable experience at the intersection of climate change, environmental justice, and health. Beyond her work, she aspires to start gardening after her reconnection with nature through hiking and camping.