Volunteering

Giving back to the community.

Community involvement is something that I hold dear to my heart. During my high school years, I volunteered in many political causes and found my interest in government. As an avid biker, I advocated for programs that would improve safety and accessibility for bikers. Being a tutor at Reading Partners opened my eyes to the education gap between students of different backgrounds. This inspired me to start my own non-profit. To this day, my volunteer experiences continue to influence who I am. My volunteering experiences have enabled me to gain compassion for the communities served. To this day, they continue to influence who I am

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Photo of Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo and me in 2019 after she awarded me the Special Congressional Recognition award.

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Mar 2017-Nov 2020

Lead Legislative Aide for Greg Tanaka

I wrote dozens of legislative analyses, budget comparisons, and managed a team of 3-10 interns. All in all I contributed to the successful re-election of Councilman Tanaka in November 2020.

Oct 2018- May 2020

Student Advisor for Anna G. Eshoo

I was apart of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's Student Advisory Board. There I wrote a research paper advocating for more bike-share programs and participated in a group project to promote the use of algae biofuels as a sustainable fuel source.

Jan 2017- Nov 2017

Reading Tutor

As a tutor, interacted one-on-one with underserved students at the Mariano Castro Elementary School, teaching them weekly one-hour lessons on reading, grammar, and spelling.

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Jan 2017-May 2019

Phone Banker

I made hundreds of phone calls for the YMCA as a phone banker over three annual campaign cycles.