Adela is the Administrative Assistant and Operations Associate at Ploughshares Fund, where she provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Director of Finance.
She comes to Ploughshares from the Sierra Club, where she was a Litigation Assistant on the Beyond Coal campaign. Her experience on international security issues derives from stints in:
- Australia, authoring a policy brief on climate-driven migration for the Australian Labor Party Shadow Ministry as a Parliamentary Intern,
- Saudi Arabia as an Exchange Fellow,
- and the United Kingdom, where she participated in the inaugural US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute for Young American Leaders.
Originally from Southern California, she holds a BA in Environmental Security from the University of Southern California.