Animating since middle school, Kathy had quickly found her calling. From Venezuela, she arrived to the United States only a couple of months old, as her parents believed that she would find better opportunity. With supportive parents, she decided that she knew her career path from growing up with the number of animated films and video games. She wanted to become an animator. Exploring different universities, she found that UCD would truly benefit her and her want to learn more about film making and the art of 3D.