Karla Mendoza is an intern with the Program team at Energy Foundation. She assists with research and analysis, grantee and donor engagement, blogging, and data management, and supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.
Previous to Energy Foundation, Karla worked as a Program Aide at Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center where she assisted senior participants in daily activities and classes, provided personal care, and escorted those with limited mobilities. Prior to that, she interned for Behavioral Health and Recovery Services with the Office of Diversity and Equity. Her tasks included conducting outreach as well as implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of programs to advance equitable behavioral health outcomes. She previously served as a Summer Program Assistant for Girls to Women, where she oversaw a group of girls by supervising youth development activities and facilitating conflict resolution.