Kyla Pearson was born in Calgary, Alberta, and since high school has taken every opportunity to experience the world. She has traveled throughout Latin America, South East Asia, and to areas of Europe and North Africa. Before coming to Carleton, Kyla studied for three years at Mount Royal College in Calgary, where she was lucky enough to participate in two international exchanges – the first to Guadalajara, Mexico, and the second to Hong Kong. Travel and culture are what made Kyla want pursue a career in journalism, and she came to Carleton in 2005 for specifically that purpose. She has just completed her third year of the program.