Kara Gronborg is originally from Bedford, Pennsylvania. Kara started her academic career at Saint Francis University majoring in political science and international studies. Her continued interest in intelligence led her to pursue a master’s degree in public and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in security and intelligence. She has experience working in the public sector focusing on criminal justice and constituent advocacy. She enjoys reading and the outdoors, especially hiking and kayaking with her dog, Noodle.