After reading Modern Languages and Translation at the University of Leicester, and an initial six month stint as a volunteer, Karla joined the Development and Membership Office on a full-time basis in October 2019. As the Development Assistant, she successfully completed a number of data management courses including the Blackbaud Certificate in Raiser's Edge Fundamentals 2021. Promoted to Database and Gifts Officer in February 2021, Karla is particularly interested in the efficient and ethical safe keeping and storage of data as well as discovering new and innovative ways to use databases and analytics to improve fundraising performance.