Victoria Atencio is from Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico. She is an outdoorsy wildlife and plant enthusiast. Through her educational career and professional opportunities, she has grown a passion for developing sustainability education focusing on the natural environment of flora and fauna. She attained her B.S. in Wildlife Science and minors in Biology and Rangeland Science from New Mexico State University and her M.S. in Natural Resource Stewardship with a specialization in Ecological Restoration from Colorado State University.