Heroda Abera is a rising junior majoring in Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. She is originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is passionate about environmental sustainability and exploring and creating innovative technological solutions to real-time environmental issues. This summer at LBNL, she will be participating in the research area of advancing post-wildfire hydrologic response and recovery. In her free time, Heroda enjoys exploring nature, solving puzzles, and reading. This summer, she looks forward to applying and practicing her knowledge and skills in real-world applications such as sustainable energy.