PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teacher (San Francisco, CA) — The Academy - SF @ McAteer (June 2017 – present)

  • Courses taught (3): NGSS Biology, Physiology, and Visual Arts.

SFTR Teaching Resident (San Francisco, CA) — San Francisco International High School (Biology, Fall 2016)

SFTR Teaching Resident (San Francisco, CA) — The Academy - SF @ McAteer (Physics, Spring 2017)

Freelance Editor — (January 2012 – present)

  • Advised and coached clients in scholarly and professional writing and preparing manuscript for publication.

  • Developed structure, goals, and premise of manuscripts and articles.

  • Edited manuscripts and articles for clarity, style, and marketability.

Oxford University Press (New York, NY) — Associate Editor (January 2011 – April 2014)

  • Identified market segments and developed products for the academic law program.

  • Managed full-cycle implementation among teams to consistently achieve a 4 to 9 month book production cycle.

  • Translated specialized academic concepts into general audience marketing and jacket copy.

  • Presented 20+ proposals per year at a >95% approval rate to both a cross-functional committee and an international board of leading scholars.

  • Negotiated and drafted complex publishing agreements, amendments, and contributor agreements.

Peabody Museum Press, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) — Publications Intern (March 2009 – August 2009)

  • Collaborated with author to research and write manuscript for an award-winning photo-illustrated book.

  • Drafted marketing copy, exhibition materials, and press releases as part of a three-person team.

Viacom, Inc. (New York, NY) — Corporate Legal Intern (Summer 2008)

  • Developed compliance criteria for fair use while evaluating 5000+ pages of web content.

  • Compiled departmental educational manual on multi-state successor liability in M&A transactions.

  • Commented on directors and officers insurance policy and long-term lease for major film production location.

Ropes & Gray, LLP (Boston, MA) – Paralegal Intern (Summer 2005)

  • Drafted corporate by-laws, researched Massachusetts laws, filed corporate organization documents, assembled closing binders and minute books, and organized fund documents for investors.

  • Led a team of four paralegal interns to prepare documents for various corporate transactions.

 

EDUCATION

Stanford University Graduate School of Education (Stanford, CA) — MA in Education (June 2016-June 2017)

  • Single-subject Teaching Credential, Secondary School (Biology) with Bilingual Authorization

Boston University School of Law (Boston, MA) — JD (2007 – 2011)

  • Publications: “Harmonizing Virtual Property in International Treaties” 17 B.U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 101 (2011)

  • Activities: Journal of Science and Technology Law, 3L Editor

  • Legislative Policy and Drafting Clinic – “NIH Public Access Policy Reform” (Fall 2008)

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) — AB cum laude (2003 – 2007)

  • Concentrations: Human Evolutionary Biology and Archaeology; Spanish language citation

  • Senior Thesis: “Inequalities in Diet and Health During the Intensification of Agriculture in Neolithic China

  • Thomas T. Hoopes Prize (annual award for best senior research theses)

 

ACTIVITIES

Harvard Summer School (Cambridge, MA) – Secondary School Program Resident Proctor (Summer 2009)

  • Led and organized student activities.

  • Advised and mentored 30+ high school students in a dormitory setting.

Harvard College Summit for Young Leaders in China (HSYLC) (Shanghai, China) — Seminar Leader (Summer 2007)

  • Designed and taught seminars at a 400+ student summit sponsored by the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

  • Trained and mentored top Chinese high school students in writing and debate, and translated Mandarin daily.

95.3 FM WHRB (Cambridge, MA) — Classical Music Radio Announcer (2004 – 2007)

  • Produced and hosted weekly radio shows.

  • Created daily classical music programming.

Tuesday Magazine (Cambridge, MA) — Editor, Webmaster, Art Board (2004 – 2007)

  • Curated literary and art pieces for award-winning quarterly collegiate publication with 6400+ print circulation.

  • Created magazine’s online presence and website.

 

SKILLS AND INTERESTS

  • Mandarin and Shanghainese (native), Spanish (fluent; 10+ years of study).

  • Photographer, watercolor painter, and Classical pianist.

  • Mentor for high school and law students.

  • HTML, CSS, Photoshop, InDesign.