I’m a UX and Product Designer with a background in illustration, engineering, blogging, and social media.
My goal is to create digital experiences that people enjoy while making a social impact. I'm also passionate about building inclusive communities.
I’m a Designer Electronic Arts, Founder & Design Lead at Design Buddies, and a part-time Product Designer at Opal. Last summer, I was a Virtual Reality Robotic Game Developer Intern at Intuitive Surgical. In past summers, I have worked as a game design + development instructor at Girls Make Games, and been an Undergraduate Research Fellow at SCU.
I founded and grew large online communities, and host meetups regularly, and hold leadership positions.
I create content to help designers, students, and community builders. I have done over 70 speaking events and podcasts, have been featured in the media and won awards for design & art, cross country & track, and academics.
I’m a Computer Science & Engineering graduate student at Santa Clara University. I graduated with my bachelor’s degree with a major in Bioengineering and minor in Computer Science & Engineering in June 2019.
🌱 In my past life, I was an aspiring Olympic marathon runner, neurosurgeon with an MD-PhD, and anime artist.
🌱 I am a Yelp Elite and have an Instagram just for boba.
🌱 I was close to running a sub-5:00 mile in high school and was a Division 1 cross country and track runner.
🌱 Being bullied in middle school inspired me to start running and work harder.