PROFILE

Karla is an enterprising writer, with an educational background in journalism and professional experience as business consultant. Most recently, Karla specialized in corporate communications and change management as a Human Capital consultant for Deloitte. Karla is now traveling internationally, writing for The Path Unwritten travel blog.

EXPERIENCE

Travel Writer, Self-Employed: International — 2018—present

Documented travel experience and guidance; established ‘Path Unwritten’ social media and web platforms; analyzed performance metrics to build online presence.

Consultant, Deloitte: Denver, CO — 2014—2018

Supported a number of large-scale transformations for clients across industries as a part of Deloitte’s Organizational Transformation & Talent service line; developed and implemented change management strategies and communication plans; conducted leadership alignment interviews and organizational visioning workshops; created processes, templates and toolkits for client use; collected and analyzed user data to build the case for change, and track measurable progress toward targeted outcomes.

Legal Assistant, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy: Chicago, IL — 2014

Generated immigration petitions for foreign nationals, editing and reviewing material to ensure accuracy; updated the company database to manage cases and run client reports; created invoices and utilized escrow accounts using Fragomen’s proprietary software.

Communications Consultant, Sky Zone Franchise Network: Los Angeles, CA — 2013—2014

Created a communication strategy and managed content distribution; designed infographics, newsletters and multimedia content for the web and social media platforms; built email campaigns, increasing click-through rates by 10 percent; conducted consumer demographics analysis to identify opportunities for business growth.

EDUCATION

University of Southern California, Summa Cum Laude — B.A. Print & Digital Journalism, 2014

SKILLS

Data analytics and visualization, fundamental SEO, Microsoft Office Suite and Apple iWork, Tableau, Adobe Creative Cloud, social media marketing, photography