An Accomplished Teacher and Educational Leader

UCSD, Stanford, Mills

Teacher, Founder, Leader

NBPTS, Carnegie, Fulbright

Professional Summary


 Mills College, Oakland, CA

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business  Master of Business Administration, 2013

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Master of Arts, Education, 1995                                                                                                                                                          

UC San Diego, San Diego,  CA

Bachelor of Arts General Literature, and Minor in Mathematics, 1993



Academic Director, 2007-2012

Math Chair, 1998 – 2007

Life Learning Academy, San Francisco, CA

Public Charter High School for At-Risk Youth

CEO & Co-Founder, 2008- current

My Yute Soccer, Oakland, CA

Non-profit Soccer Program for Youth ages 7-12

Co-Lecturer, 2009

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Master in Education Program, Language, Policies & Practices



·  Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women in Business Scholarship 2012

·  AAUW, Member and volunteer; recipient AAUW Career Development Grant, 2012

·   California State Nominee, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science  Teaching, 2011

·       Grant Recipient, Stop. Think. Decide. Geometry and Mosaic Project, Michael Jordan    Fundamentals, 2008

·       Contributing Editor, Algebra Connections, College Preparatory Mathematics, 2006

·       Fulbright Scholar, Brazil Principal's Seminar, 2006

·       Recipient ING Unsung Hero Award, 2005

·       Certification National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Adolescent & Young Adults:     Mathematics, 2003

·       CASTL Scholar  (Carnegie Academy Advancement of Scholarly Teaching & Learning), 2003-04

·       Recipient, Murdoch Center for Teachers Innovative Teaching Award, 2003