Over the past 10 years, I have lived in Madison, WI; Berkeley, CA; and Vancouver, BC. I enjoy being athletic (swimming, biking, running, and playing ultimate frisbee) and volunteering in the community.

Community Activities

  • Research Team Member for Women in Tech World (June 2017 – December 2017)
    • Analyzed data gathered during a Canada-wide conversation tour, gathering information on Canadian women’s experiences in the tech field
  • Communications Volunteer for Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (March 2017 – December 2017)
    • Wrote and posted announcements on various social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter) highlighting women’s achievements and opportunities in STEM
  • Volunteer with the California Tinkering Afterschool Network (CTAN), which is part of the Exploratorium in San Francisco (October 2016 – December 2017)
    • Compiled footage from research for short highlight videos
    • Transcribed meeting and workshop discussions
  • Graduate Student Planning Team Member for Expanding Your Horizons (2015 and 2016 Conferences)
    • Coordinated lunch order and delivery for over 500 middle school girls attending a STEM workshop at UC Berkeley
  • Scientist for Oakland School District’s Dinner with a Scientist
    • Designed an presented a hands-on demonstration for middle schoolers that investigated different sources of light using home-built spectrometers
  • Tutor for the Greater University Tutoring Service (GUTS)
    • Tutored organic chemistry in both a one-on-one and group setting

Ultimate Frisbee

  • Coached Lord Byng Secondary Junior (8th – 10th grade) Mixed Team (Spring 2019)
  • Attended Vancouver Ultimate League‘s Ultimate Coaching Conference (Spring 2018 and 2019)
  • Captained Koi Ultimate Women’s Club Team (Summer 2018)
  • Mentored Vancouver Ultimate Women’s League (Fall 2017 and 2018)

Triathlon

  • Completed Wisconsin Ironman Triathlon 2013 and 2015

Swimming

  • Swam on the University of Wisconsin, Madison Women’s Swimming and Diving Team 2007-2010
    • Academic All-Big Ten
    • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award