As a former teen activist, I firmly believe in the vital role of youth civic engagement in the quest for global justice. My activism spans continents, having worked and volunteered in the US, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Malaysia. I have over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management, civil society campaigns, event and project management, developing educational materials, and teaching and organizing people of diverse ages and backgrounds

Professional ​
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Youth Activism Project

​2004 - present


  • More than tripled program reach from 86 participants in one state to over 350 in 32 states by designing and implementing online civic engagement program

  • Raised nearly $150,000 from philanthropy and earned revenue

  • Secured pro bono support (valued at over $150,000) from over 50 volunteers

  • Manage staff and board of 13 in program design/implementation, outreach, external partnerships, and organizational capacity building

  • Served as a member of the Board of Directors from 2005 to 2015 and 2017


Blog Editor, Magoosh

​2016 - present


  • Create and edit high-volume and high-converting blog content for several standardized testing products, such as SAT/ACT, GRE, and MCAT preparation.


Communications & Development Fellow, The Chain Collaborative



  • Raised €20,000 for sustainable development initiatives in coffee-producing communities around the world

  • Created relationships with two external partners to support Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene initiatives in Mexico and Uganda

Selected Honors

New Leaders Council Fellow (2020)

Laureate Global Fellow, International Youth Foundation (2018)

New World Social Enterprise Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School (2017-2018)

Fulbright Grantee, Malaysia (2014-2015)


Spanish (Fluent)

Bengali (Conversational)

Harvard University
​2016 - 2018


Master in Public Policy

Concentration in Democracy, Politics, and Institutions

Public Policy and International Affairs Full-Tuition Scholar

Grinnell College
2009 - 2013


Bachelor of Arts in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies

(with honors)

Concentration in Global Development Studies

Posse Foundation Full-Tuition Scholar