Born abroad but raised in Chile. Cari grew up as a child stunned by the stars, she studied Industrial Engineering and getting a Master’s degree in Logistics (both in Chile), and specializing with a graduate degree at MIT in Supply Chain Management (at Cambridge, MA, USA).
But around 5 years ago, she discovered astrophotography, spending one year intensively learning positional and observational astronomy, as well as photography. Then, she decided to quit her job as an engineer to dedicate herself 24/7 to astrophotography and astronomy popularization, from where she also began to travel to capture skies from different latitudes and different weather and sky/earth phenomena.
Nowadays, she still dedicates lot of time to the study and improvement of her wide-field AstroPhotography techniques, also teaching classes on the same subject and its techniques, as Art and Content Director at AstroFotografiaChile, and managing an astrophotography communnity called Cazadores de estrellas, and also giving lectures of astronomical tourism. Constantly deepening her knowledge in Astronomy to contribute in the world of astronomy popularization with several organizations and collaborations with other astronomical dissemination entities.
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away”