JANUARY 2013 / MASTER OF ARTS, JOURNALISM
Social Responsibility of Journalism
Arts and Entertainment Reporting
Writing and Reporting
News Now: Journalism in the Information Age
AUGUST 2006 / BACHELOR OF ARTS, SOCIOLOGY
Philosophy of Women of Color
Social and Political Theory
Social Inequality, Social Diversity
Senior Thesis Project
FALL SEMESTER OF 2005
Perugian History and Culture
Michelangelo Through the Years
OWNER, WRITE ON STRIPES LLC
OCTOBER 16, 2017 TO PRESENT
Hawai'i-based freelance writer and editor.
EDITOR, WHERE HAWAI‘I
FEBRUARY 2013 to OCTOBER 13, 2017
Wrote and edited various stories about fashion, entertainment and travel ventures in Hawai‘i.
DIAMOND (DEVELOPING INSIGHTS for ADMISSION through the MINING OF NON-TRADITIONAL DATA) READER, OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION – DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
SEPTEMBER 2011 to MARCH 2012
Evaluated and scored undergraduate admission essays to DePaul University.
DATA RESEARCH ASSISTANT, CENTER ON THE FAMILY
MARCH 2009 to JULY 2009; MARCH 2010 to AUGUST 2011
Processed financial and personnel documents; conducted classroom presentations; provided support for seven different projects within the Center; managed COF Facebook page.
WRITER, DISFUNKSHION MAGAZINE
AUGUST 2009 to AUGUST 2011
Pitched and wrote numerous articles regarding various women’s issues.
DATA ASSISTANT, IDEAL (INFANT, DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENT, AND LIFESTYLE) STUDY
SEPTEMBER 2009 to FEBRUARY 2010
Located, researched and kept in contact with lost research subjects.
Activities, Awards, Certifications
200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher, CorePower Yoga Kailua Studio, August 2017
Online News Association Award – The Red Line Project, DePaul University, 2012
Edward Payson & Bernice Pi‘ilani lrwin Scholarship, 2011-2013
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Higher Education Scholarship, 2011-2013
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship, 2011-2012
Kahalu‘u Golf Club Member, 2010 – present
Kailua High School J.V. Cheer Coach, 2007
Eiro Yamada Memorial Scholarship, 2003-2006
Ka‘iulani Home for Girls Trust Scholarship, 2003-2006
Secretary of CU’s Hawai‘i Club, 2003-2005
Kamehameha Schools Scholarship, 2002-2006
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship, 2002-2006
KHS Most Inspirational Cheerleader, 2002
KHS Co-Captain of Cheer Squad, 2000-2002
Jr. Leader, Kailua Christian Church, 1996-2000