MA in Museology, 2021
University of Washington
Thesis Project: Increase understanding and application of inclusive design practices within the Spark! Museum of Electrical Invention.
Major Coursework: Exhibit Development I & II, User Design, Evaluation, Learning in Museums, Community Engagement, Museums and the Movement for Racial Justice.
BA in Child Development, 2009
San Francisco State University
Certificate in American Sign Language, 2009
Berkeley City College
Smithsonian Jan 2021 - April 2021
Develop guidelines and recommendations for inclusive exhibition design and learn best practices for User Experts in design, prototyping, and implementation.
DO-IT Center Jan 2020 -June 2020
Access Informal Science Intern
Created an accessibility checklist for informal science institutions and conducted site assessments and recommendations to increase visitor access.
Creo Industrial Arts, Exhibits Division Jan 2020 -March 2020
Exhibit Fabrication Intern
Fabricated and assembled interactive exhibit components for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum.
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Feb 2018 -Aug 2019
Community Engagement Program Coordinator
Managed a mobile visitors center, produced monthly newsletter, managed social media channels. Arranged 67 community outreach events, reaching over 8k community members.
Exploratorium Feb 2013 -Feb 2018
Field Trip Explainer Program
From educator, to mentor, to Assistant Manager, I mentored, trained and supervised museum educators, worked on cross-museum projects, developed public programming, managed timecards and non-payroll budget.
I was selected to work on interdepartmental projects, grants, and public programming.
Adobe InDesign, Illustrator