As someone interested in the anthropological development of the human species, as well as the inherent psychological and biological nature of being human, Kara has researched and written numerous essays pertaining to the scientific understanding of humanity. Ranging from biological and hormonal levels effecting human functioning to distant ancestors of the human species, the scope of topics she has written about and is interested in is vast when it comes to social sciences. Kara was a research apprentice for the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program at U.C. Berkeley and helped conduct two different studies pertaining to social science research, specifically the study of emotion when experiencing a new place. Kara worked as an unpaid intern at Centerforce, a non-profit organization aiding the incarcerated population of California, which contributed to her knowledge and understanding of the negative implementation of social institutions in the United States.