I'm a software engineer and writer.

I cofounded the health services company Pure Cure Technology and am on the board of Women's Business Incubator.

I founded New Worker Magazine and am a contributing editor at Platypus Press UK.

When I'm not busy taking myself seriously, I'm working on ➰➰➰.

I've lived and worked in 4 countries and 7 states and have traveled extensively in 25+ countries and across the U.S.

Formerly a public high school teacher, I had a ten year career in international education. In the U.S., I've taught refugees and immigrants of all ages.

I have a teaching certificate from Cambridge and graduated magna cum laude from UC Berkeley with a degree in Rhetoric (what?) and in natural resource conservation.

















Press

I've appeared on CBS This Morning and in USA Today, Business Insider, MarketWatch, Levo and AM New York. I've been interviewed by Social Workplaces, Shareable, Deskmag, Coworking Europe, NY Tech and on podcasts The Naked Freelancer, QNY News and Curious World. My most recent work interview was April 2018 in Share Desk's Future of Work series.

My writing has been reviewed in The Rumpus, Wildness, and The Review Review. My most recent literary interview was in the Summer 2018 issue of print magazine Carve.

In 2015, I appeared in a feature on first-generation college graduates, in women's print magazine More. In 2016, I was profiled in the book The New Better Off: Reinventing The American Dream by Courtney Martin, and I appear as one of the 52 people in the forthcoming book Habits and Attitudes: 52 Profiles of Amazing Individuals.













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get in touch.

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