University of California, Berkeley
UCLA Ordway Lab
Los Angeles, California
- Natural Resource Management
- Open Space Preservation and Parks
- Social/Environmental Justice and Equity
- Wildlife, Ornithology, Endangered or Threatened Species
Hi community! I'm an interdisciplinary biodiversity scientist with interests in Earth systems science, vertebrate paleobiology, tropical ecology, and GIS. In 2022, I graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in Molecular Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Management & Forestry, as well as a minor certificate in Geospatial Information Science & Technology.
Currently, I am working as a lab technician in Dr. Elsa Ordway's lab at UCLA and project coordinator for PANGEA, a 1-year NASA Terrestrial Ecology Scoping Campaign in the tropics. I am applying for a variety of graduate programs in Paleobiology, Environmental Science, and Earth Systems to matriculate in Fall 2024. I also applied for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
I am a first-gen Mexican-American raised in a Southern Californian community of Latin American immigrants, my family is binational and my favorite places in Mexico are Jalisco, CDMX, and Oaxaca. In my free time I like to play video games on my Nintendo Switch, read natural history books, rock climb, listen to music, karaoke, camping, hiking, and photography.