2005 kmartinez
Milken Scholar 2005
Scholar Profile

Karla Martinez



Karla is the Director of Advocacy for Catalytik, a full-service advocacy and social innovation strategy firm based in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Catalytik, Karla worked for four years in nonprofit development, focusing on major gifts at the Harvard College Fund. Karla worked to raise funds that benefited undergraduate student life, grants, and fellowships. During her time in Boston, Karla also devoted her time to AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and the Undergraduate Minority Recruitment Program, advising inner city youth on furthering their college education. Karla earned a Bachelor's Degree in Government from Harvard University with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. While at Harvard, Karla was a recipient of the JP Lemann fellowship, and spent time abroad in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires.

High school:  Theodore Roosevelt High School


College Year Degree
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
2009 A.B. Government