Teaching Experience: I taught Math to ESL students in Chicago for a few years. During that time, I also traveled to Saigon, Vietnam and Gulu, Uganda to work with teachers on developing English curriculum. I tutored students in low-income communities for their SATs for several years and still work with students to edit their college essays.
Interests: I love traveling! I just went backpacking in Europe last year, and I'm hoping to backpack in Southeast Asia this year. I also love food. I'm not picky at all and will eat anything set in front of me. I feel traveling and food go hand-in-hand and I've learned a lot about other people through their cuisine. I read a lot and like to peruse used book stores wherever I go. I also try several new things activities a year - this year I'm learning how to rock climb and how to play the ukulele!
Education: I went to UCLA for my B.A. in political science. It was an amazing experience, particularly because I was learning really interesting topics like voting trends and presidential communications right when Obama was throwing his hat into the ring. I loved it! I then went on to study education and got my masters in teaching from Dominican University. Shortly after, I pivoted and went on to study public health and received my second masters from Boston University.
Spoken Languages: English (Native)