- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
- Gates Millennium Scholar (2011-2021)
- Buick Achiever (2011-2015)
- Founder of The Scholar’s Key which serves students in college access and success
- Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment: Achievement, Futuristic, Developer, Analytical, Focus
- Community Outreach
- Customer Service
- Instructional Design
- Microsoft Office Suite*
- Qualitative Research
- Pro Tools*
- Professional Writing
- Public Speaking
Ph.D. in Engineering Education Earned 2021
M.S. in Technology, Leadership, & Innovation Earned 2020
Specialty: STEM Education Leadership
University of Michigan
B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering Earned 2016
Minor: Sustainable Engineering
Recent Work Experience
The Scholar’s Key 2015 – Present
I launched scholarship service to coach high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in achieving scholarship funding for academic endeavors.
I investigated self-actualization strategies and authored purpose-driven planning workbook for students to implement self-reflection as academic success strategy.
I inspired 250+ students to pursue college of choice by promoting accessible tools and resources in collaboration with high schools, colleges, and youth organizations in Metro-Detroit area.
Graduate Research Fellow
Purdue University 2018 – 2021
I developed research methodology for evaluating mobile application data collections for student reflections.
I assessed survey data about First Year Engineering experiences of freshman and senior students.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology Inc. 2016-2018
I trained customers to utilize Metrology software products, conducting 34+ classes and certifying 136+ students.
I created and delivered instructional materials for customers, sales representatives, and application support team.
I supported customers nationwide, on-site and virtually, in resolving technical issues totaling 149+ completions.
University of Michigan – Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach Summer 2016
I designed SAT Prep curriculum and presented to 55 high school students to improve enrollment rates into a college of engineering.
I collaborated with instructors to facilitate engineering educational activities to develop grade school students professionally, academically, and socially.
University of Michigan – Center for Educational Outreach 2015-2016
I educated 300+ underrepresented middle and high school students about postsecondary opportunities through the facilitation of dialogues with a focus on college readiness.
I led weekly activities showcasing various aspects such as student life, standardized testing, and financial aid for students in grades 9 through 12 to foster learning about college application process.