Cara joins The Elevate Prize with an avid belief in storytelling’s power to lead to lasting change. She has committed her career to behavior change marketing with a focus on sustainability and equity. As The Elevate Prize’s Community Manager, she gets to connect with the wide-ranging Elevate Prize community through social media.
Cara began her career in nonprofits as an environmental educator and outreach professional before shifting her focus to communications and messaging, honing strategies to communicate complex concepts in digestible ways. She later joined ICF Next as a digital communications specialist focusing on transportation equity and building communities of sustainably minded New Yorkers.Cara has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from SUNY Buffalo, and lives in the Hudson Valley, New York with her daughter, Celia.