As a new young professor, I bring several years of cross-sector experience to civil and environmental engineering, having worked on technical and non-technical projects related to water management, environmental justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion. I've developed and implemented various projects supporting equity, community and economic development.
Updates on new projects and initiatives coming soon!
Urban Water Management Systems Thinking Writing
Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Management Consulting Creative Initiatives
Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
Principal Investigator of the Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Liberation Lab [JEDI (L)ab] in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Management Consultant (Arcadis U.S. Inc.)
Consultant in the Water Business Line and Business Advisory Group with Arcadis U.S. working on equitable management, policy and workforce strategies for utilities.
Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and External Alliances Graduate Technical Intern (Intel Corporation)
Conducted stakeholder interviews to assess feedback from students, teachers, administrators, and parents for Intel’s Oakland Unified School District Diversity Pipeline program for program recommendations towards the company’s 2020 diversity goals.
University of South Florida
PhD, Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dissertation: “Black Lives Matter in Engineering, Too! An Environmental Justice Approach towards Equitable Decision-Making for Stormwater Management in African-American Communities”
Keywords: Critical Race Theory, Sustainable Development, Community Engagement, Green Infrastructure, Convergence Research
Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Minored in History, Honors Program
I am most passionate about learning, teaching and applying systems-based strategies towards equity and justice into engineering design, management and policies to enhance overall quality of life, especially for those from traditionally marginalized backgrounds, and bridging the connection across sectors and disciplines to accomplish this goal.