Sustaining Justice Driven by Equity, Advocacy, and Community.

I AM A DRIVEN ENGINEERING ETHICS RESEARCHER, WHO WEAVES TOGETHER THE WORLDS OF CULTURE, SUSTAINABILITY, AND INTEGRITY. I LOVE COLLABORATING WITH TEAMS TO RESEARCH, DESIGN, AND IMPLEMENT ETHICAL TECH STRATEGIES FOR SOCIALLY JUST AND EQUITABLE SOLUTIONS.

[Profession]

ENGINEERING ETHICS

[LOCATION]

UNITED STATES

[EDUCATION]

PH.D., PURDUE UNIVERSITY

M.S., PURDUE UNIVERSITY

B.S.E., UMICH- ANN ARBOR

AWARDS EARNED BY

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Dean of College & Postsecondary Success, JRLA [2022 - 2023]

  • Directed team of 4 across college access and success to create and implement strategic plan.
  • Managed caseload of 30+ seniors with an ability to guide students toward achieving their postsecondary goals.
  • Expert initiator of programming and curriculum to ensure scholars matriculate and succeed in postsecondary placement.

RESEARCH FELLOW, NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION [2018 - 2022]

  • Spearheaded research study with an ability to complete research projects in STEM Education leading to the completion of a Ph.D. in Engineering Education in 3.5 years.
  • Research and analysis expertise with in-depth knowledge of autoethnography resulting in the critical analysis of a historically White engineering program’s impact on 1 minoritized student’s resilience related to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Managed research project with leading minds in the industry to investigate, evaluate and propose solutions in entrepreneurship education, resulting in an outline of effective tactics to create entrepreneurship exposure programs for 10+ students.

FOUNDER & SCHOLARSHIP COACH, THE SCHOLAR'S KEY [2015 - 2022]

  • Strategic visionary with 7+ years of experience in college access and student success, resulting in 10+ collaborations with high schools, colleges, and youth organizations.
  • Coached 20+ key stakeholders with an ability to design an academic success curriculum, as evidenced by improved college acceptance rates and an increase in scholarship yield.
  • Proven track record of social impact with an ability to interpret study results related to youth development, resulting in 20+ presentations on college access.

Published Research [3]

Pursuit is Purpose              [2021]

Systematized literature review of high school STEM intervention programs effects retention [2021]

Cultural Value in STEM & Entrepreneurship               [2020]

EdTech Projects [3]

Learning Analytics Researcher, Explore Interactive            [2022]

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Firstroot       [2021]

Content Engineer, STEMedia’s STEM Success Summit                                                 [2019-2021]

SKILLS

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

TRUTH-TELLING & ADVOCACY

STRATEGIC ADVISOR & MENTOR

CROSS-FUNCTIONAL COLLABORATOR