Kara provides administrative and executive support to Managing Director Rachel Davis and Director Sheila Savannah, and is responsible for handling outreach, correspondence, and logistics on their behalf. Prior to joining Prevention Institute, Kara worked in the immigration and health care fields. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from The Gambia, West Africa where she lived and worked from 2013- 2015. Before Peace Corps, Kara worked as an Emergency Medical Technician, an editor and proofreader, and a river guide. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Spanish from Arizona State University.