Karen Esparza Lopez is a student at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Policy. Her goal after undergrad is to obtain a dual degree, a Master’s in Public Policy, and a Juris Doctor degree. She will be pursuing a career in family law. Karen has experienced foster care and homelessness and has a passion to work for youth on behalf of youth who have experienced the same.