Professional Experience

Director of Equity & Inclusion, Marlborough School
July 2020 – Present
Assistant Dean & Director of Scripps Communities of Resources & Empowerment, Scripps College
February 2017 – June 2020
Director of Student Activities, Brooklyn Law School
April 2016 – January 2017
Assistant Dean for Student Life, Barnard College
January 2015 – April 2016
Director, Office of Student Activities, Mills College
June 2012 – January 2015
Assistant Director, Counseling & Student Services, NYU Steinhardt School 
April 2010 – June 2012
Residence Hall Assistant Director, New York University
January 2008 – March 2010


Doctorate of Education, Organizational Change & Leadership
University of Southern California

Master of Arts, Higher Education/Student Personnel Administration
New York University (NYU)

Bachelor of Arts, American Literature and Culture with Education Studies Minor
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


Select Presentations


That Which Must Not be Named: Toxic Student Affairs Workplaces, February 2018
Claremont Student Affairs Conference, Claremont, CA

Navigating the Academy: Campaigning with/for Campus Inclusion, October 2016
Panelist, Careers in Student Affairs Webinar Series, NASPA

Power, Privilege, and the Residence Halls, August  2016
Presenter, Professional Development for Professional Staff, Barnard College Housing & Residence Life, New York, NY

Womyn Throwing Shade: A Talk on Colorism, March 2015
Moderator, Panel with Octavia Lewis, Desiree Browne, Michaela Angela Davis, Tanisha Ford and Jamilah Lemieux,
NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Programing, New York, NY

Power, Privilege, and Resident Assistants, August  2015
Presenter, Resident Assistant training at Barnard College Housing & Residence Life

Gender Inclusion, Women’s Colleges, and Mills, September 2014
Coordinator & Host, Mills College Monthly Division of Student Professional Development, Oakland, CA

Micro-Aggressions and Mills College, April 2014
Presenter, Mills College Monthly Division of Student Professional Development, Oakland, CA

Addressing the Needs of White Students at PWIs: A Paradigm Shift, June 2013
Co-presenter, NASPA Region II Conference, New York, NY     

Inclusive Leadership: 9 out of 10 People Think This Program is Awesome, September 2009
Co‐presenter, NYU Hall Council Training Day, New York, NY

Thinking & Developing Outside the Box: The Multiracial/ Transracial Student Experience, January 2009
Co-presenter, NYU Student Affairs Conference, New York, NY   


Honors & Awards

Community Change Agent Award
Office of Black Student Affairs, The Claremont Colleges, April 2018
Recognizes a faculty/staff member who has used their voice, talents, and resources to organize, promote, advocate for, and embody change that aims to dismantle oppressive systems, uplift marginalized communities by and providing resources, environments, and opportunities on and off of the campuses.

Advisor of Distinction
SGA Leadership Awards, Barnard College, April 2016
The recipient of this award demonstrates a sustained contribution to student development in the Barnard community. The Advisor takes initiative, is proactive in their role, and is an exemplary advocate for students.

Division Award for Student Advocacy
Mills College, Division of Student Life, May 2014
Recognizes an individual who champions student voice, individually and collectively and has focused on a student cause to create change and/or empowered others to do so.

Student Organization Advisor of the Year
Mills College Student Leadership Awards, May 2014
Recognizes a campus advisor who dedicates time and resources to the advancement of a club or organization. This individual offers support to students through mentorship, guidance, and advocacy.

Division Award for Ingenuity
Mills College Division of Student Life, May 2013
Recognizes an individual who has offered and implemented artistic, innovative ideas or practices in their work.

Philip Vera Cruz/Pete Velasco Mentorship Award
NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programming, May 2009
Recognizes an individual that is dedicated to supporting the academic, emotional, or professional growth of others by serving as a mentor and resource.

National Silver Excellence Award for NYU Graduate Welcome Week

NASPA, March 2009
Hallmark Award for Community
NYU Department of Residential Education, December 2008