UA Women in Physics (WiP)
September 2020 - Present
Visit the website (that I designed!) Facebook & Instagram: @arizonawip
WiP is an organization lead by the graduate students with the mission of cultivating an atmosphere of respect and inclusion for all members of the physics community at the University of Arizona, and specifically supporting the success of underrepresented minority (URM, including Black, Hispanic, International, LGBTQ+, and Veteran) students.
Liaison for Recruiting & Retention Task Force
Steward Observatory Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (SO DEI) Initiative
June 2020 - Present
Visit the website. Check out a recent newsletter.
SO DEI is made up of five task forces with individuals at all academic levels, each working to identify the needs of different groups in the local Astronomy community, and develop action plans to address those needs.
Gender Minorities at Steward (GEMS)
previously called: Tucson Women in Astronomy (TWA)
September 2018 - May 2019; September 2021 - Present
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GEMS works to raise awareness around and promote gender equity in astronomy at the University of Arizona, and hosts safe spaces that are welcoming people of all genders and academic levels to discuss challenges and opportunities that come with working in a male dominated field.
Vice President of Communications
Women in STEM Student Council (WiSSC)
January 2019 - May 2020
Visit the website. Twitter & Instagram: @uawissc
See some flyers I designed here
WiSSC is a university-wide student-lead organization that assists department-based gender-equity groups and provides wide-scale programming to support students in all STEM areas at the University of Arizona.
Founder & President
TTU Graduate Association of Physicists (GRASP)
September 2016 - May 2017
Physics Department Newsletters: 2016, 2017
GRASP is a student-lead initiative to give graduate and minority students a stronger voice in the department, provide academic assistance, host social & cultural gatherings, and organize education & service events.
Panhellenic Affairs Vice President
Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority (ΓΦΒ), Eta Chapter
December 2013 - December 2014
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The sorority's mission is to build confident women of character who celebrate sisterhood and make a difference in the world. The Eta Chapter strives to uphold commitments towards achieving academic excellence while taking advantage of work, extracurricular activities, and leadership on the University of California Berkeley campus and in the Bay Area.
Presenter at numerous local STEM outreach events
Including: Drachman Montessori Magnate School Math & Science Fair, Presidio School's first STEM Festival, UA Physics Phun Night, American Association of University Women STEM events
Graduate Student Facilitator - Teen Astronomy Café
monthly, September 2018 - Present
The Teen Astronomy Café program is a free out-of-school program hosted by NOIR Lab that offers high school students opportunities to interact with scientists who work at the forefront of astronomy.
Hands-On Physics Instructor - Flandrau Planetarium
weekly, September 2018 - December 2019
The Flandrau Planetarium at the University of Arizona hosts weekly events for school groups to learn about a variety of physics concepts with hands-on demonstrations to excite an interest in science from a young age.
Project Advisor for a National Aerospace Challenge - Tolson Elementary School
November 2017 - January 2018
Advised 5th grade students on their projects for the Honewell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge to create a scale model and written report about an International Logistics Mission to colonize Mars's moon Phobos
Instructional Assistant - Santa Ana College & University of Alaska Fairbanks Research Experience
August 3-13, 2016
Taught 22 first-generation college students the best methods to collect and analyze data, and guided them on how to prepare engaging and informative poster presentations about their research
Additionally, mentored students individually about continuing their educations at four-year universities
Summer Camp Instructor - Science: It's a Girl Thing at TTU
June 6-16, 2016
SIGT's goals are to provide girls with strong role models and dispel myths and misconceptions about science and careers in science through hands-on classes and recreational activities
Running Buddy - Girls on the Run, Bay Area Chapters
Using a fun, research-based curriculum that creatively integrates running, the Girls on the Run program inspires every girl to reach her limitless potential through physical activity and critical thinking.
Intern - California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) at UC Berkeley
August 2011 - May 2015
CALPIRG stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten health, financial security, or the right to fully participate in our democracy. The student chapter worked to college student awareness about important environmental issues, increase the use of energy efficiency practices, and register voters.