Experience

June 2017-August 2017 NOVA (WGBH), AAAS Mass Media Fellow/Science Writer, Boston, MA

September 2014-Present Graduate Researcher, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

June 2013- August 2013 3M, Materials Resource Division, Technical Intern, St. Paul, MN

Jan 2011- May 2014 UPenn Chemistry/Materials Science Departments, Murray Lab Group,  Research Assistant: Nanocrystals for Solar Cells Project,  Philadelphia, PA

June 2012- August 2012 Brookhaven National Lab, Department of Energy, Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internship: Fabrication and Testing of Sub-Micron X-Ray Waveguides Using Anisotropic Etch Methods, Upton, NY


Teaching Experience

 Philly NanoDay 2013

Philly NanoDay 2013

2011-2014 Head Teaching Assistant, EAS 101: Introduction to Engineering, UPenn SEAS

2012-2014 Teaching Assistant, MSE 250: Nanoscale Materials Lab, UPenn SEAS

Jan 2015 Instructor/Mentor, Media Lab India Initiative: Engaging Playful Experience Track

Fall 2016 Facilitator/Instructor, Media Lab First Year HowTo Class


Leadership and Activities

2016-PRESENT  Minds Matter Mentor, Boston,  and Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Advocacy Team Executive Board Member

2015- PRESENT Maseeh College House , Graduate Resident Tutor

2015- PRESENT MIT Office of the Dean of Graduate Education, Graduate Community Fellow: Programs for Women, Co-organize an annual two day conference on Path of Professorship for Graduate Women at MIT (find out more here), Co-organize Graduate Women of Excellent Event to recognize contributions of grad student, provide programming around various student issues.

2014- 2016 MIT Women’s Undergraduate and Graduate Mentorship Program, Co-Chair

2015- 2016 MIT Addir Interfaith Program, Fellow

 2012-2014 Rodin College House, Resident Advisor and Head of Visual Arts Engagement Program

 2014-2015 Thirsty Ear Pub, Bartender

2011-2014 UPenn SEAS Green, Co-President

 2010-2014 UPenn Eco-Reps, Exec Board

2011-2014 UPenn MSE Society