Carina Karakashian graduated from Fresno State in May 2005 with a B.S. in Business Administration with an option in the Legal Environment of Business and a Minor in Armenian Studies. As a student, she was very involved in the Armenian Students Organization, as a member for all four years, and as treasurer for one year, as well as a writer for the Hye Sharzhoom student newspaper. She is currently enrolled in her first year of law school at Western State University, College of Law. She will concurrently be working toward obtaining her M.B.A. this upcoming summer. Upon graduating, she plans on practicing transactional business law.