Marketing & Outreach Associate
Lea is a recent graduate from the University of Florida with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Sustainability Studies. Lea is a Marketing and Outreach Associate, responsible for developing and coordinating company marketing efforts, community outreach programs, and communication materials. Before joining Brizaga in January 2020, Lea interned at the National Association of Conservation Districts in Washington, D.C., where she attended Congressional hearings on resilience, climate change and agriculture. During her internship, she regularly researched and developed reports on environmental policy and met with key stakeholders in the field of sustainability and resilience.
Having lived in three different countries, including Venezuela, Australia, and the United States, Lea is passionate about solving environmental challenges affecting communities around the world, including sea level rise. Her love for the environment comes from growing up in South Florida. This love drives her devotion to raising awareness of the need to protect our natural ecosystems and educating others on daily sustainable practices, which she is bringing to Brizaga.
In her spare time, Lea loves to surf and shoot archery, and is an avid shark enthusiast.