Carissa is a passionate advocate for wellness and strives to help others reach their full potential. Her biggest drive is to serve others. Carissa is a strong believer in personal growth and enhanced self-awareness. She is constantly learning, gravitating toward leadership and fitness material. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Materials Science and Engineering with a minor in French. She currently lives in Raleigh, NC and works for a large tech company as a Business Operations Manager. Carissa enjoys traveling, adventure, exercise, and having fun with her dog, Coconut, friends, and family. Follow her regular posts at www.aladalife.com.