Karla joined the International Budget Partnership as Strategic Communications Advisor in 2021. She is an editor and communications strategist with a decade of interdisciplinary experience in the non-profit and corporate worlds – from newspapers to think tanks, NGOs, and branding agencies. Karla has lived and worked in Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Cape Town, Ramallah, and Jerusalem. She is adept at shaping content for a diverse array of both activist and think tank audiences. With a passion for perfecting copy, sharpening ideas, and bolstering arguments, she specializes in generating, publishing, and marketing ideas and content. Karla received her Masters in international development from the Hebrew University and Bachelors in anthropology and gender studies from the University of Cape Town.