Olivia recently graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS degree in Environmental Studies. She has experience with environmental policy research and community outreach in both English and Spanish. At EII, Olivia is involved with the Sustainable Tropics Alliance initiative, providing research support for an upcoming publication on low-emission rural development. Olivia grew up in San Francisco, and has also lived and studied in Cape Town, South Africa. In her free time, Olivia enjoys swimming, going to the beach, and traveling.