Olivia earned a B.S. in Environmental Science, along with a minor in Environmental Humanities, from Indiana University Bloomington. Prior to her work at the Alliance, Olivia worked with a variety of environmental organizations, which has included conducting coral reef research on Little Cayman island as an REU student and working as an outdoor trip leader at Indiana University Outdoor Adventures. Olivia has also worked with Indiana Clean Lakes Program as a research assistant and helped to document and treat invasive plant populations on Catalina Island with Catalina Island Conservancy. Most recently, Olivia worked with the Aquatic Plant Maintenance team at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Olivia brings her environmental science background and passion for connecting communities to the natural world to her work at the Alliance. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys indoor gardening, hanging out with her dog, seeing live music with friends, dancing, and exploring new restaurants.