Carolyn was born and raised in the Central Valley. She relocated to Fresno to complete a Bachelors in Sociology from Fresno State University. Carolyn worked for a local community benefit organization for eight years before going back to school and earning a Master’s in Community Leadership and Transformation from Fresno Pacific University. Carolyn has been engaged in community and neighborhood work for over a decade. She loves working with young people and adults to identify and uplift their unique gifts.
She is currently serving on the board of the Lowell Community Development Corporation, which works for accessible and equitable housing in the Lowell Neighborhood in Fresno. She also serves on the Fresno Unified School District’s District Advisory Committee.
When away from work Carolyn loves to run, listen to podcasts, and garden.