University of California, Davis

Evolution and Ecology Graduate School Preview Day (2020)
  • Was a mentor for students interested in pursuing ecology/evolution graduate programs to increase access and transparency of the process to increase diversity in the field (
  • Assisted mentees throughout the summer and into the fall with the process of applying to graduate school and acted as a soundboard for questions and ideas.
Undergraduate Mentor with ESTEME (2019-PRESENT)
  • Connected with undergraduate students interested in graduate school and STEM through the UC Davis ESTEME program at UC Davis (
  • Helped various students with graduate school questions, application editing and mentorship advice as they navigated the process of applying to graduate school.

Washington State University

Destination WSU School of Biological Sciences Panel Speaker (2016-2019)
  • Participated in various panels for incoming undergraduate students to WSU in order to encourage participation in undergraduate research and answer questions about undergraduate degrees in the school of biological sciences.
Teaching Assistant  for Operation Wallacea (2018)
  • Traveled to Peru with my past AP Biology Teacher as an assistant teacher to 15 high school students.
  • Worked collaboratively with scientists from around the world and other high school groups on a research boat on the Amazon for two weeks.
  • Mentored a group of 6 students throughout the research excursion and lead outreach activities in local villages on the Rio Samiria.
  • Communicated with scientists to improve data collection techniques and increase student assistance during the daily transects.
Teaching Assistant for Mammalogy (Bio 428) under Dr. Daniela Monk   (2017)
  • Prepared lab materials each week with the correlating specimen by communicating with the campus museum curator (Dr. Kelly Cassidy) to retrieve the necessary specimen from the research collection.
  • Formatted worksheets and exams for learning outcomes and student success.
WSU Orientation Counselor  for New Student Programs (NSP)   (2017)
  • Selected from a large number of applicants to represent Washington State University as a leader and a role model for future students.
  • Provided resources to students and parents during the three-day orientation process.