Kaina Gonzalez

Kaina Gonzalez

Student, Evolution, Ecology, and Environmental Biology
University of Illinois at Chicago

Kaina Gonzalez is a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), majoring in Evolution, Ecology and Environmental Biology with a minor in Sustainable Cities. Kaina’s love for marine and freshwater environments and her previous summer’s research on urban green infrastructure has led her to become passionate about protecting water quality, climate resilience planning, and environmental justice. She is currently a second-year Doris Duke Conservation Scholar and in UIC’s Freshwater Lab Internship course.