A mix of passions.
Founding Robotics for All in 2017 has shaped many of the roles I have taken on. I found my passion for teaching, business, and nonprofit work as the CEO. In 2022 I became the Head of Growth to focus more on expansion initiatives. On the business side of things, I have interned for a number of startups, including Savi, Playnovate, Limber Health, and TalentSteps. Last summer, I also participated on the consulting track in IBM Accelerate, a talent identification program. I am also apart of Development Solutions Organization as a nonprofit consultant on several projects. Through these experiences, I have gained both teamwork and leadership skills.
One of the first classes Robotics for All ran in 2017.
May 2022-Aug 2022
Business Development and Marketing Intern
Researched and proposed 7 new service-line expansions in multi-billion-dollar markets by conducting secondary research on competitor services and channel strategies, advising the CEO on the company’s 5-year business plan. Built a revenue forecasting model using statistical analysis from 10,000 data points to inform ideal outreach timing by sector.
June 2022-Aug 2022
IBM Accelerate Program Fellow
Chairman and Head of Growth
As the Head of Growth, I focus on new initiatives, including intra-district partnerships and curriculum partnerships with nonprofits like the Boys and Girls Club. I continue to preside over board as chair of the board.
Apr 2017-Dec 2021
Founder, President and CEO
I founded Robotics for All, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, focused on providing STEM education to all. I work on acquiring new school partners, and recruiting volunteers. I also set short and long term goals and lead the board members.
I was selected among 4000 applicants for this talent-identification program with IBM. As a member of the consulting track, I created a business recommendation for a case-study client, working in teams of 10 in this cohort of 150 students.
Jan 2022-March 2022
Business Development Intern
Paid business development intern for Playnovate, a rapidly growing Silicon Valley and China based STEAM education startup.
Focused on B2B marketing outreach, reaching out to hundreds of education centers and providing sales leads to the CEO.
Analyzed and determined the best platforms for B2B outreach.
May 2021-July 2021
Marketing and Research Intern
TalentSteps is a technology startup that aims to create a comprehensive talent engagement ecosystem. I worked full-time as a paid intern to conduct market research and create a marketing and customer acquisition strategy. I researched the $3 billion recruitment software market, 50+ competitors, and recommended new features to the CEO. I created a marketing and customer acquisition strategy to reach one million initial yearly users for the product launch.
Nov 2020- Present
Selected for this volunteer-led consultancy group that partners with social impact organizations to solve challenges. Worked on two projects: one with CASA of Virginia and one with POISE Foundation.
For CASA of Virginia, led research on the efficacy of increasing the age-out age of foster care from 18 to 21. Led outreach to two leaders of New Jersey CASA branches to inquire about this subject.
For POISE Foundation, researched best strategies for marketing and outreach to donors and clientele.
Jun 2018- Nov 2020
I worked as an election official during the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary, 2020 California Presidential Primary, and 2020 Presidential Elections. My duties included directing and assisting voters as well as ensuring election safety.
Aug 2021-Dec 2021
Business Development Intern
I performed a wide variety of business development tasks, including researching new partners, spreadsheet analyses, and sourcing new employees.
Oct 2017- May 2021
Online English Tutor and Camp Director
As a tutor, I taught weekly online English classes to several students in China, reviewing grammar,
vocabulary and reading comprehension. I also led an four-week immersion summer camp of over 300 students and over 30 counselors in 2019.