Sarina previously served as a Communications Associate and Communications Specialist at AidData. She holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard, with a secondary in East Asian Studies, a Spanish language citation, and language coursework in Korean, Farsi, and Icelandic. She studied abroad at Seoul National University for Korean. While at AidData, she has taken courses at William & Mary in GIS, remote sensing, geovisualization and cartographic design, conservation GIS, science writing, ocean remote sensing, and Chinese. Previously, Sarina worked as the Managing Director of Marketing for Harvard Student Agencies, the largest student-run corporation in the world, and as a Project Management Intern for Carbon Recycling International, an Icelandic renewable energy company.