Karina comes to Compass Light with a background in theatrical production and opera stage management. She has worked on productions from Boston to California and as far afield as Scotland. In addition to her theatrical endeavors, Karina holds an MS in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Her research interests include the relationship among history, memory, politics, and violence, especially in central Africa. In her free time Karina loves to garden, train as a powerlifter, and play with her new baby.