Susana is an undergraduate student at The University of Texas at San Antonio majoring in Environmental Studies. A native of Corpus Christi, TX, Susana joined the HRI staff in the summer of 2022 to gain valuable work experience before returning to UTSA in the fall. At HRI, Susana works in the Coastal and Marine Geospatial Lab, where she has been assisting with the GeoRED project. In her work, Susana has conducted resilience assessments on seven Coastal Bend counties, determining how resilient the counties are to natural hazards. Susana is also writing scientific reports detailing the findings of the resilience assessments.
In the future, Susana is interested in pursuing a career in Environmental Policy.