My road in life has taken me all over.
Had a great curiosity for people.
Went to school on a pre-law track thinking I could help people through the legal system.
Discovered I didn't want to be a lawyer.
Graduated from college confused about my future.
Moved to South Korea to explore and learn more about my heritage.
Worked in broadcasting and realized I loved learning about the stories of peoples' journeys.
Came back to America to figure out how I could take my passion for people and find a career in it.
Was introduced to the world of social entrepreneurship at Roadtrip Nation.


Partnerships Manager

I manage the relationship of our partnerships.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Helping People

Day to Day

Every day is different at work. Some days I'm brainstorming about ways to solve a problem (mostly focused on education) or launch a creative endeavor. Some days I'm executing on tasks. Some days I'm speaking to partners about shared objectives and how to push a project forward. I love that it's different, but I also love that I get to be a part of the whole life cycle of a project, from the idea generation to final completion and delivery.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

I would say leadership development and team building is very important. I pin-point the genesis of some of the skills I use at work from my involvement with Associated Student Body, News writing, and other extra-curricular activities. These affiliations allowed me to foster creative thinking, collaboration and leadership.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"You're not good enough. There are others who are way better than you. You'll never be able to accomplish that."

Challenges I Overcame