Education, Awards & Skills


University of California, Los Angeles (2014)

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Specialization in International Development

Certificate in Women’s Empowerment

University of California, Berkeley (2009)

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

Minor in Global Poverty and Practice, Minor in Environmental Design and Urbanism in DevelopingCountries

Global Health & Women’s Empowerment Institute – UCLA (2012)



Dean’s Innovation Fellowship: Merit fellowship for international humanitarian internships. (July 2013)

Meyer & Renee Luskin Fellowship: Full merit fellowship for graduate studies at UCLA. (Sept 2012)

Fulbright Research Fellowship: Merit fellowship to conduct research project abroad. (Sept 10)

UC Berkeley Employee SPOT Award: Award for noteworthy project support beyond expectations. (Feb 10)

Sandy Hirshen Prize: First undergraduate to win prize for dedication to socially responsible design. (May 09)

Clinton Global Initiative Commitment Recognition: Project proposal to create network between Berkeley students and orphanage in Bolivia was invited to attend Clinton Global Initiative University. (Feb 09)

Judith Lee Stronach Fellowship: Merit grant for travel that initiates the development of hands-on-projects that help advance change in the way people interact with the world around them. (May 08)

Berkeley Leadership Scholarship: Merit scholarship for students who demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting their academic and community environments. (July 07 & Dec 08)



General: Design and innovation, problem solving, knowledge management, research, evaluation, data visualization.

Technical: Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, AutoCAD, Excel, STATA, ArcGIS, web-based mapping, Tableau Public.

Language: English (fluent), Spanish (proficient), Portuguese (basic).