Miguela joins Cascadia as part of the Climate and Natural Resources Management team where she provides assistance on projects throughout Puget Sound, including work with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). She relies on her background in zoology and public administration to focus on thoughtful engagement and community outreach, strategic planning, and implementation of behavior change programs that impact sustainability. She enjoys working on issues related to marine conservation, environmental justice, and local communities.
Prior to Cascadia, Miguela worked at Nayamode as a project coordinator where she managed content development and provided quality assurance and project support on a variety of marketing projects. She also interned at SDOT, where she managed communication and worked with the public. When she’s not at Cascadia, Miguela enjoys hiking, camping, exploring Seattle neighborhoods, finding the city’s best tacos, spending time with friends, and playing with her pup.