Lara is the engagement communications manager on the digital communications team. Lara graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland and received a degree in Geography with a focus in Sustainable Development. Throughout her time at University she volunteered with several grassroots and international environmental groups, and her research dissertation investigated pro-environmental behaviors, habits, and values in the context of extreme weather events. Lara is passionate about social and environmental justice as well as actively combating climate change in her personal life and professional career. Previously, she has worked for Greenpeace and WWF where she gained experience in community organizing and media relations. These experiences paved the way for her to join the team at Climate Reality and she is excited to contribute to such important work. In her spare time, Lara enjoys exploring new places, meeting friends for coffee, going for walks while listening to podcasts, and reading a good book.