Brown University | 2007-2012 | Providence, RI

B.A. in Economics

United World College of the Adriatic | 2005 -2007 | Duino, Italy

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Kingsmead College | 2000 -2005 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Matriculation, IEB


Ashoka | Director of venture Operations | 2012-2017 | Washington, DC

  • Led operations for Fellowship program, managed $7M Fellowship budget and teams across 44 offices to find and select 125 Ashoka Fellows in 87 countries per year,
  • Executed delivery on large grants (including $6M MasterCard Foundation partnership on the Future of Work in Africa, $1M Skoll Foundation partnership on the Frontiers of Social Entrepreneurship) and ensured renewal of partnerships

pineapple dc | Director of Brand + Communications | 2015-present | Washington, DC

  • Pineapple founding team, building a women-supporting-women community in DC and beyond
  • Co-produced 37 events to date highlighting local and national women in food - from conceptualization, to marketing (majority sold out events) and event logistics + front-of-house (between 20-100 people at events) 
  • Created brand voice, built social media presence and blog content - managing daily Instagram feed and contributing photographic and written content for the website 

freelance content creator | 2014 - present | Washington, DC

  • Styled and photographed content for food, wellness + lifestyle brands (including, Sonima, Whisked DC, Misfit Juice, Little Wild Things Farm, Chaia, and more)

  • Proposed and implemented social media takeovers for brands including Flow Yoga Center, West Elm DC, Edible DC and Foto Week DC.

  • Wrote and produced photo content for Edible DC blog and magazine (linked here)

Capital Good Fund | director of business development | 2008-2011 | PRovidence, RI

  • Capital Good Fund founding team, launched community development finance institution providing pathways out of poverty; $3,005,801 financed for 2088 low-income clients
  • Fundraised over $30k in grant-funded startup capital for three-year loan portfolio expansion

community Leadership

African School for Excellence | Board Member | 2016 - present

US Board of network of low-fee, world-class African high schools

La Marana | Board MembeR | 2016 - present

Puerto Rican Creative Placemaking Organization


Youth Board, 2015-2016

additional Skills


Adobe Lightroom, Squarespace, Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Photography + Stop Motion


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