Carolina is a doctoral candidate working withDavid Lazer. She is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow using her dissertation todevelop network analysis tools and modeling frameworks for financialtransaction networks. She works extensively with collaborators in industry toapply her methods towards understanding real payment systems. Specifically, sheis mapping and analyzing mobile money systems in two developing countries. As apart of the Lazer Lab, Carolina is working to finalize several projects incomputational social science that center around making digital trace andadministrative data useful to researchers. Prior to joining the Network SciencePhD Program, Carolina earned a B.S. in Physics and a B.A. InternationalRelations from Lehigh University. She has roots in Sweden and New Mexico.