Personal Profile

Designer turned civic technologist.


BallotReady (Data Consultant)

June 2016 - August 2016

Mayor's Office of the City of Chicago (Mayoral Fellow)

June 2015 - June 2016

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Research Intern)

May 2014 - August 2014

New York State Office of the Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman (Intern)

Summer 2013

Portfolio Highlights

SouthSide Civic

January 2015 - June 2016

Co-founder of civic-minded technology innovation group for the South Side of Chicago. Partnered with community stakeholders to recruit nine public and nonprofit organizations to participate in first-ever South Side civic hackathon.

Issue stance classifier

Winter 2015

A multi-label classification application using natural language processing, random forests, multilinear regression, and SGD to classify a policy issue based on text.

Neighborhood Match

Spring 2015

A neighborhood recommendation application for expanding small businesses. Accepted for the Social New Venture Challenge at Booth. Developed a matching and ranking algorithm that combines multiple data sources, and displays a geographic region based on user inputs.

Urban Center for Computation and Data

Winter 2014

Communicated data-driven urban sustainability project and data standards practices in waste management for San Francisco city planning department and third-party contractors.


[fluent] Python using Scikit-learn, Pandas, NLTK, Django, Flask;
[proficient] Java, SQL, ArcGIS, Tableau;
[beginner] C, Hive;


BA Sociology, minor Public Policy

Hunter College of the City University of New York

May 2014

Advance Professional Degree, Fashion Creation

Sugino Dressmaker Gakuin (Tokyo, Japan)

March 2009