Karen Gonzalez earned her A.A. in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Moreno Valley College and her B.A. in Central American Studies from California State University, Northridge. She has over 5 years of experience working for different educational institutions. Coming from a marginalized community, her goal in life is to empower and assist others regardless of age or background to reach their full potential for the betterment of themselves and their community. Hence her admiration and commitment to Equitas Academy's mission. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences to become a librarian for either grade school or public library. Away from work, she enjoys watching movies, going to museums, and spending time with her family.