Education

Master of Science

Environmental Health Sciences

University of California | Los Angeles, CA

Class of
Master of Science

I recently graduated from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health where I pursued a master's degree in Environmental Health Sciences. During my time in graduate school I conducted research on green roofs and urban heat islands, was a finalist in the 2019 Patagonia Case Competition, and earned a graduate certificate for Leaders in Sustainability while maintaining a 3.86 grade point average.

Bachelor of Science

Environmental Science & Management

University of California | Davis, CA

Class of
Bachelor of Science

At UC Davis, I specialized in natural resource management which laid a foundation for my professional experiences to follow.

Experience

Climate & Sustainability Strategist

Buro Happold | Los Angeles, CA

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In my current role at Buro Happold, I’m a sustainability and climate action planner for cities, communities, and campuses. I utilize my academic and professional backgrounds to inform climate vulnerability assessments, adaptation plans, GHG reduction strategies, and more.

Technical Consultant

Global Green, USA | Santa Monica, CA

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As a technical consultant at Global Green, I provided technical assistance for clients applying to the California Strategic Growth Council’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program (AHSC). I updated and optimized the Green House Gas (GHG) emission reduction quantification process in accordance with 2015-2016 AHSC program guidelines. Created an analytical tool to help provide insight on the effectiveness of various GHG reduction strategies toward maximizing project competitiveness.

I also developed an analytical tool that helped cities assess their preliminary standing and eligibility for the Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating (STAR) Communities certification.

Graduate Student Researcher

Luskin Center for Innovation | Los Angeles, CA

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During my time as a graduate student researcher, I assisted in developing evaluation plans for grantees of the Strategic Growth Council’s Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program. This included research and writing in topics related to community-based sustainability (transportation, housing, energy, water, food, health and well-being, and urban greening).

Research Assistant

Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture | Davis, CA

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As a researcher for the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture, I assisted with the collection and analysis of data for a behavioral ecology research on Gerridae, and developed and tested a personal and independent hypothesis in a secondary research trial.

Environmental Specialist

Senior Aerospace SSP | Burbank, CA

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As an Environmental Specialist at Senior Aerospace, I managed the Burbank Facility site’s ISO 14001 program and held title as the lead internal auditor. I also created a comprehensive environmental compliance logging system or tracking and analyzing all daily, weekly, and monthly inspections/reports related to environmental compliance.

  • Air: Achieved and maintained compliance with permitted equipment and applicable AQMD rules. Drafted and submitted permit applications – including necessary data analysis, research, and Health Risk Assessments. Completed and submitted reports such as the Annual Emissions Report (AER), and led the Rule 2202 Employee Commute Reduction Program.
  • Water: Conducted observations and assessments, ensured implementation of best management practices, and maintained compliance with the industrial general permit (IGP).
  • Waste: Managed the site’s hazardous waste, including record keeping, reporting, and labeling, handling, and storage of waste. Led and assisted in various waste reduction projects.

Community Metrics Analyst

Sustainable Works | Santa Monica, CA

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As an intern for Sustainable Works, I designed and implemented the Greening Program’s new sustainability survey, and created a new web-based platform for housing the survey, results, and additional information.

Certifications

  • Graduate Certificate for Leaders in Sustainability
  • Qualified Industrial Stormwater Practitioner (QISP) - License 00229
  • State Water Resources Control Board, July 2016 – Present
  • Employee Transportation Coordinator (ETC)
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District, November 2015 - Present​
  • Hazardous Materials Training
  • ​Department of Transportation, July 2015 - July 2018
  • Hazardous Waste Handling & Emergency Procedures Training, July 2015 - July 2016​

Skills

Specialties

  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Climate Change
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Writing and Designing Reports
  • Teamwork and Leadership Skills
  • Social Networking and Communication Skills

Software and Programs

  • MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • R
  • ArcGIS / QGIS
  • GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)
  • Procreate