Alaura is a Washington, DC, native who believes you should “warm her heart not her planet.” She graduated from Florida A&M University with a bachelor’s in public relations and a minor in environmental science. She believes in the education and outsourcing of environmental ideas, issues, and solutions. Alaura has had the opportunity to work for several nonprofits in environmental advocacy, communications and educational roles. Her interest in the natural wonders of the planet developed into a strong passion for environmental justice and climate change education. When not trying to be Captain Planet, she enjoys shopping, live music, watching court shows, and learning more about earth science.