In July 2003, Carla attained an Associate Degree in Public Relations & Journalism at the College of Science, Technology & Applied Arts of Trinidad & Tobago (COSTAATT). She then proceeded to pursue a certificate course at the University of the West Indies in Business Management.
In 2006, she continued to further her studies along the lines of communications and succeeded in achieving her Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications at COSTAATT.
In November 2014, Carla was transferred from the 50th Anniversary Secretariat to the Office of the Financial Services in the capacity of FSO Assistant. Currently she holds the position of FSO Technician at the Office of the Financial Services Ombudsman.