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Milken Scholar 2005
Scholar Profile

Karla Owunwanne

Public Policy


Karla is the Senior Director of Government Relations, US West & Mexico at Lime - the world’s largest shared electric vehicle company. Lime is on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. She is currently leading the development of new government partnerships and charting strategic growth across some of Lime's largest North American markets. She was formerly 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 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.

High school:  Theodore Roosevelt High School


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