Katharine Patterson is a senior pursuing a major in Strategic Communications with a minor in International Economic Development. Katharine will be interning with La Asociación CREAR in Costa Rica. CREAR’s mission is to provide supplemental educational, recreational, and career opportunities for communities surrounding Playa Sámara in Guanacaste. Katharine will be assisting with the variety of innovative programs offer by CREAR, many of which emphasize a holistic education and environmental consciousness. Katharine is very excited to help the youth in this community explore new opportunities.