Karla Salgado is a RISE AmeriCorps member with EMBARC in Des Moines, Iowa. Karla is a junior at Drake University with a double major in Management and Marketing as well as a minor in Data Analytics. While in Des Moines, Karla served as a summer member with RISE AmeriCorps, working in marketing and communications.
Karla’s parents immigrated to the United States as young adults, so she has learned about the challenges they faced during their transition. After working with RISE AmeriCorps in the summer, she knew she had found a place where she could work with other people who share her passions.