Carrie is a scientist-turned-producer who got her start working as a scientific film consultant on documentaries. During her time in academia, Carrie was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund her research, which has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences worldwide. She now runs Burning Torch Productions with her partner Mark where she produces feature-length and episodic documentaries focusing on character-driven, non-fiction stories. Her films have been a part of international impact campaigns, acclaimed in film festivals around the world, and broadcast on national TV. Carrie has a PhD in Materials Chemistry from the University of Southern California.