Karla joined the Solidago Foundation as the Partnerships and Communications Assistant in January 2019. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Western Massachusetts, Karla has a genuine and personal interest in community development and social justice in low income communities as she raises her three kids in and around urban cities. Before making a career-change and joining Solidago, Karla worked over 10 years in executive administrative roles supporting senior executives in the medical and corporate industries. In 2014, Karla ventured into the business owner arena and opened a small accessories retail shop in downtown Springfield, MA, which stemmed from her passion for accessories and fashion.
Karla has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and plans to pursue higher degrees in Business Administration. When not working, Karla enjoys time with her kids and family in her new home and planning her next home décor project.