Karlie was born and raised in Northern California. After receiving her Associate Degree from Mesa College, in San Diego, Karlie set her sights on Oregon.
In 2016, Karlie moved to Southern Oregon, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies with a focus in social media, marketing, and public relations from Southern Oregon University (SOU). During her time at SOU, Karlie had continual opportunities to develop her writing, photography, and videography skills. Telling meaningful stories through written and visual content is an identified passion. Karlie loved taking part in journalism, creative thinking, and graphic design courses. Through her experience of internships and previous employment, she has developed skills in marketing businesses, planning events and creating content.
Karlie joined Dragonfly to fulfill a goal of being a part of a company that makes a difference and helps others, all while using her developed skills in communication. She continues to be inspired by the work that Dragonfly does, and helps Dragonfly to effectively share all of the amazing work done to others.
In her spare time, Karlie enjoys traveling, spending quality time with friends and family, reading, watching a good scary movie and cooking.