Staff Bio - Karen Lopez

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Karen Lopez

Communications Intern

Karen will be an incoming senior at the George Washington University this fall. She is majoring in international affairs with a concentration in conflict resolution, and will be graduating in May 2020.

Karen is an outreach intern with the Common Application, under its Better Make Room campaign and Reach Higher initiative that gives high school students an accessible resource to help them pursue higher education. She serves as a counselor for students by supporting underrepresented high school students across the country through the college and FAFSA application processes.

Before working on the Better Make Room campaign, Karen worked as a political communications intern at FairVote. During her time at FairVote, she created graphic design material for the organization's social media content, monitored media outlets regarding the advocacy of voting system reform, and assisted in the planning of the press release and reception for the introduction of the Fair Representation Act to Congress.