Lara earned her undergraduate degree at the College of William & Mary in 2017. She also worked with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science as a lab technician and research assistant.
Tutoring and mentoring has been a common thread in Lara's academic and professional career. She has nannied for premature infants, tutored ESL students at a Spanish immersion elementary school, headed Earth Week Committee and organized a week-long event celebrating sustainability on W&M/s campus, and lead a team of high schoolers to help maintain a National Wildlife Refuge with the USFWS.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- SCUBA certified
- Worked with the USFWS
- Collects vinyl records