writing samples


Social Justice

Demanding More From Life: Jeremiah's Story (New Door Ventures)

College Credit: How U.S. university students are helping the underbanked build credit in their campus communities (Next Billion)



The State of Federal Regulation in Marketplace Lending (MonJa)

What You Need to Know About the Retirement Crisis (Captain401)




Personal Essays

Why I Had A Closing Ceremony Ritual Instead Of A Breakup (The Huffington Post)

What I Found When I Lost My Job (Seeker Network)

Be (Career) Promiscuous (Womenalia) 

Dealing with Disappointment in the Developing World (Verge Magazine)


Travel + Lifestyle

24 Hours in Antananarivo (Selamta Magazine)

How Much Does it Cost to Study Abroad? (Go Overseas)

13 Insider Tips for Teaching English in South Korea (Go Overseas)

5 Tips to Finding Fabulous Frip (Verge Magazine)


White Papers + Proposals

Co-Author of The Campus Microfinance Institution, a white paper for Lend for America (2014)

Wrote USDA grant which funded the photovoltaic system of a client's organic farm for Island Pacific Energy (2009)

Wrote proposal that won funding from the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship & E-Business (2009)


Workshop Facilitation

Find Your Creative Flow: Mindful Movement + Creative Writing at the Yoga Shala of Portland (Aug 2018)

Write Outside The Lines: A Writing Playshop (Oct 2017)

Women of Words - A monthly gathering of women-identified writers in the Bay Area (ongoing)

My Life, My Legacy - Storytelling workshop for young artists in the Mission, SF (Jan 2017)