Region: Southern California – Climate
Project(s): City of LA Mayor’s Office of Sustainability – GHG Reduction Strategies for LA County
Originally from Orange County, California, Elena attended the University of California, Los Angeles where she majored in Economics and Global Studies and minored in Environmental Systems and Society. Elena served as a Sustainability Associate and Spanish Business Liaison for the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce and is excited to join the Southern California CivicSpark Climate team to help in the fight against climate change in her local community. She hopes that this experience will help her further develop as a sustainability professional and connect her with other individuals passionate about protecting the planet.