Carly achieved her B.A. in Communication from the University of Montana. She studied in Kyiv, Ukraine and Saint Petersburg, Russia in 2018/19. In 2021, she moved to Fergana, Uzbekistan where she served as a Fulbright ETA at a high school. She is currently completing her M.A. in International Education Management at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. As a program manager, Carly assists SRAS in developing and managing faculty-led study tours. In her free time, she volunteers as a tutor for high school students and enjoys country line dancing, reading, and playing sports.