Linea is a Community-Engaged Researcher on the Nourishing Power Network Study at the Swetland Center for Environmental Health
She is originally from Northern Kentucky and moved to Cleveland in 2019 for work. She earned a Bachelor's in Social Work and a Master's of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville. Linea has over seven years of experience as a social worker, providing support to immigrant youth and their families, most of whom came from Central America. She is very interested in climate change solutions, regenerative agriculture, and environmental justice. Linea is fluent in Spanish and she enjoys traveling, hiking, playing disc golf, and other outdoor activities.