PhD Student, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Washington
2010 Master of Arts in Cultural Studies, University of Washington
2007 BA Social Science Women Studies, Human Development, and Latin American History, Washington State University
Research Interests: Digital film practice and its role in building community, supporting social movements, archiving and curating oral histories, and making more visible the work of women in cultural production.
Snapshot: I am a filmmaker, multimedia producer at the National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning, and digital media instructor at the University of Washington. I am the founding coordinator of the Digital Media Lab 121 at UW Bothell and have taught courses in Video Production, Post-Production Techniques, Women Who Rock Oral History Production, and Transnational Media Methods in study abroad courses in South Africa and Brazil. I have served on the Women Who Rock Community Organizing Committee since 2011. My primary role has been documenting Women Who Rock Community events, teaching Women Who Rock media courses, filming and editing oral histories, and managing the media assets for the Women Who Rock University of Washington Digital Initiatives archive. I am also on the organizing committee for the annual Women Who Rock Conference and curator of the annual Women Who Rock Film Festival. I am co-director of "Masizakhe: Building Each Other" a film that highlights cultural activists in the Nelson Mandela Metro of the Eastern Cape of South Africa, and am currently working on a feature documentary that follows the life work of leading activists in the town of Araçuaí, Brazil.