Karina Da Luz
Karina currently works as a Senior Planner at Broward County, FL; while pursuing her Professional Science Masters in Environmental Policy and Management (PSM-EPM) at Florida International University (FIU). She seeks to help to solve some of the environmental issues faced today by enforcing regulations and enhance her professional career while educating the public. As such, the academic experience and knowledge developed throughout the Master’s Program will enable defined environmental applications shared with the public and in some instances local planning departments. Her previous work experience includes a summer internship with the engineering and planning divisions of the City of Lauderdale Lakes, and subsequently worked as a Planner for the City of Hollywood, FL. Additionally, Karina studied Civil Engineering for four years at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), which resulted of an eight-month internship with a national geotechnical consulting firm; later acquiring her Bachelor Degree in Urban Design from FAU.