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Creative Writing for
Entertainment, MFA


Full Sail University

Winter Park, FL


Advanced Achievement Award Recipient


English (Creative Writing
Emphasis), BA 


Mills College

Oakland, CA 

Double Minor in Asian Studies & History

Writing Experience
(9 Years)

  • Blogging

  • Copywriting 
  • Editing
  • Entertainment
    • Animation
    • Screenplay
    • Webseries
  • Journalism
  • Travel Writing

Computer Programs

  • Microsoft Office Suite

    • Word, Excel, Powerpoint

  • Google Applications

  • Final Draft

  • Adobe InDesign & Photoshop

  • Quark


  • Budgeting

  • Education

  • Entertainment

  • Events Planning

  • Photography

  • Presentation

  • Public Speaking

  • Research

  • Social Media Management & Outreach


  • English

  • American Sign Language

  • Japanese

Work & Leadership Experience

Freelance Writer, Editor & Researcher

San Diego, CA | Los Angeles, CA | Tokyo, Japan                        2013-2022

  • Work with clients to research, edit, and write business proposals, reports, résumés, and blog posts.

  • Personal publications include AJET Connect Magazine,, Medium, and Prose.

Social Media Intern

#DirectedbyWomen Initiative


Los Angeles, CA                                                                      2017-2018

  • Interviewed women directors to feature in Directed by Women's Conversation Series.

  • Researched, followed, and maintained the database of social media accounts for women directors. 

  • Designed, created, and published shareable images for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to refer traffic back to the Directed by Women website.

  • Assisted DbW founder with the September 2017 Woman Director Awareness Month and Worldwide Film Viewing Party social media campaigns.

Wakayama AJET Chapter Coordinator 

Association for Japan Education & Teaching (AJET)

Wakayama, Japan                                                                  2012-2014


  • Researched and organized over 25 events for Wakayama JETs.

    • Events included cultural experiences, dinners, lectures, fundraisers, charity events, etc.

  • Acted as the social media liaison between Block 7 prefectures (Mie, Nara, Osaka, and Wakayama).

  • Responsible for handling the financial records for over 20 projects and events.

  • Represented Wakayama AJET and aided Prefectural Advisors at government-sponsored orientations and conferences.


English as a Second Language (ESL) Educator 

Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program


Wakayama, Japan                                                                  2011-2014


  • Taught English and cultural studies to Japanese students at five junior high schools, six elementary schools, and three kindergartens.

  • Worked with Japanese Teachers of English (JTEs), elementary school, and kindergarten teachers to teach classes and lead daily school activities.

  • Planned and led quarterly instructional workshops for JTEs and elementary school teachers.

  • Provided administrative assistance and translation aid to the local Board of Education and City Hall.


Academic Tutor

Mills College Tennis Program


Oakland, CA                                                                           2010-2011


  • Tutored local fourth and fifth-grade girls in English, History, and Health Sciences.

  • Strengthened students' study skills while encouraging healthy lifestyle choices and academic habits to utilize throughout their academic careers.

    • Participants learned sportsmanship, discipline, and how to be a successful student-athlete in a fun and supportive environment.


San Diego Zoo Education Department 

San Diego, CA


Summer Camp Program Aide                                                          2010


Zoo Corps Program Trainer                                                     2001-2005


  • Assisted staff in coordinating engaging activities focused on education and conservationism in line with the Zoological Society's goals aimed at children ages four to thirteen.

  • Aided the Zoological Society with special events, including "Girls in Science" campouts; Earth Day Festivals;  "Roar and Snore" overnight stays at the Zoo and sister park, the Safari Park; lectures; tours; and educational kits.


Design Consultant & Content Contributor


The Campanil


Oakland, CA                                                                          2008-2011


  • Assisted Campanil staff with editorial content and design of bi-weekly college newspaper, producing award-winning layout concepts and content.

    • Received first place for Best News Photo at the 2008 California College Media Awards (Students React to Barack Obama's Presidential Win, Mills College Student Union).

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