Pilar Lopez-Gomez graduated from Virginia Tech in May 2013 with a major in Environmental Policy and Planning as well as Spanish. Pilar was born in Washington DC and raised in Fairfax, Virginia with her three younger brothers Austin, Oliver & Carter (all of whom were born in Bare, Vermont). She loves to read, take photographs, run, watch Neftlix shows, bake and do arts & crafts. She played soccer and swam growing up and was a member of the Club Field Hockey team at Virginia Tech. She hopes to pursue a career in environmental education, although currently she is not sure in what capacity.