Professional Experience
Self-Published Work
Conference Appearances
Communications and Publishing Experience
Selected Published Appearances
Academic Accomplishments

Professional Experience:

  • April 2023-Present: City of Columbus, Pollution Reduction Coordinator (Sustainable Columbus)
  • September 2020-Present: American Planning Association, National Member
  • January 2023-Present : American Planning Association Women & Planning Division, Director of Communications
  • January 2023-Present: American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division, Students & Emerging Professionals Executive Committee Chair

  • May 2022-April 2023: City of Columbus, Building and Energy Coordinator (Sustainable Columbus)
  • April 2021-April 2023: American Society of Adaptation Professionals, national student member
  • January-May 2022: The Ohio State University, Graduate Research Associate
  • August 2020-December 2021: planning NEXT, Planning Intern
  • April-July 2019: Smart ColumbusExperience Center Ambassador
  • August 2015-May 2018: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service, Environmental Studies Undergraduate Research Scholar; international environmental policy researcher; Appalachian Watershed Research Group communications consultant; Consortium for Energy, Economics, & the Environment (CE3) programming assistant
  • January-May 2018: Ohio University Student SenateEnvironmental Affairs Vice Commissioner
  • August 2016-May 2018: Ohio University Women’s Centerwomen’s mentoring program participant, She Leads OHIO recipient 
  • August 2015-January 2017: Global Leadership Centerglobal client consultant 
  • May-August 2015: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Public Interest Center Intern


  • August 2020-May 2022: Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP), The Ohio State University
    • Sustainability Planning focus
    • Hazel Morrow Jones Award for Outstanding Graduate Student (2022)
    • CRP Academic Excellence Award Recognition (2021, 2022)
    • Isreal Stollman Award For Best Paper (2022)
    • Sustainability Studio: Sustainable Reynoldsburg (2021)
    • Knowlton School Mentor Program, Mentee (2020-2021)
  • August 2014-May 2018: Bachelor of Specialized Studies (B.S.S.) “Feminist Political Ecology,”Ohio University – summa cum laude distinction
    • Environmental Geography and Women’s & Gender Studies degree concentrations
    • E.W. Scripps School of Journalism minor
    • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies certificate
    • Capstone: “Ecotourism for ‘Empowerment?’ An Ecofeminist Examination of Women’s Roles in Conservation-Based Sustainable Development”
    • Study Abroad (Cambodia, May 2016): Environmental Policy Consulting with Ohio University’s Global Leadership Center

Self-Published Work:

  • July 2022: water & earth, fourth book of published poetry (self-published)
  • August 2021: PERMEABLE, a visual investigation of the human-environment intersection (self-published)
  • November 2017: bare bonesthird book of published poetry (self-published)
  • November 2016: Lotus, second, curated collection of poetry (self-published)
  • July 2015: Avalanchefirst book of 50 poems (self-published)
  • June 2015-Present: Medium, collection of essays and academic research

Conference Appearances:

  • May 6, 2021: National Planning Conference Poster Presentation
    • Top 5 National Recognition: Beyond the “Usual Suspects”: Ideas for Equitable Engagement
  • April 12, 2018: Ohio University Student Expo
    • Ecotourism for ‘Empowerment’? Women’s Roles in Conservation-Based Sustainable Development
      • 1st Place: Alden Library Undergraduate Category
      • 1st Place: University International Council
      • 1st Place: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service, Undergraduate Research Scholar Category
      • 2nd Place: Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • April 6, 2017: Ohio University Student Expo
    • Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service ‘PERMEABLE’
    • Ohio University Department of Political Science ‘100 days of climate’
  • April 14, 2016: Ohio University Student Expo
    • Appalachian Watershed Research Group ‘Giving a Voice to Scientists Online’

Communications and Publishing Experience: 

  • April-December 2022: American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division, Contributing Writer for the Students and Emerging Professionals SCD Blog
  • September 2021-December 2022: PLANNING2050, Development Working Group Member, Social Media Advisor
  • May 2021-December 2022: American Planning Association Women & Planning Division, Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator
  • August 2015-May 2018: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public ServiceEnvironmental Communications Scholar
  • August 2016-May 2018: New Security Beat, guest correspondent
  • June-August 2017: National Student Leadership Conference at NorthwesternSocial Media Coordinator
  • September 2016-June 2017: Community Food Initiatives, Social Media and Marketing Intern
  • June-August 2016: National Student Leadership Conference at UC Berkeley, Social Media Coordinator
  • September 2015-August 2016: Ohio University’s Zero Waste InitiativeTwitter Consultant
  • September 2014-December 2015: Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), SPJ Digital blogger, SPJ Digital G+ and LinkedIn coordinator, March 2015 volunteer of the month, Ohio University chapter member, National SPJ Student Representative
  • January-September 2015: Online News Association at Ohio University (ONA@OU), Co-Founder, Student Group Founder and Social Media Coordinator
  • September 17-21, 2015: Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism 2015 Newsroomreporter
  • July 2015: The Conservation Fundguest blogger
  • September 2014-April 2015: Ohio University’s campus newspaper The Post, Campus Sustainability Reporter
  • December 2014-January 2015: CityScene Magazine, Winter Intern
  • October 2014: New Horizons in Science 2014 New Horizons Newsroom, reporter
  • September-December 2014: College Green Magazine, contributing writer
  • June 2014: Ohio Valley Emmy’s Chapter Student Production Awards, Honorable Mention (Newscast, Public Affairs/Community Service)
  • May 2014: Young Reporters for the Environment-United States Contest, First Place Videography Ages 16-18
  • May 2014: Journalism Education Association, Honorable Mention (Journalist of the Year Ohio, Excellent Rating)

Selected Published Appearances:

Academic Accomplishments:

  • May 2022: Hazel Morrow Jones Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, recipient
  • May 2022: Isreal Stollman Award For Best Paper, recipient
  • May 2021-May 2022: City and Regional Planning Academic Excellence, two-time recipient
  • April 2018: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Outstanding Academic Achievement certificate recipient 
  • February 2015-May 2018: Ohio University Dean’s List8-time semester recipient 
  • November 2017: Career and Leadership Development Center, Professional Development Leadership Certificate
  • March 4, 2017: Ohio University Women’s Center, Woman Leader ‘On and Off The Court’ recipient 
  • April 2015: Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, national member
  • April 2015: The Department of Residential Housing, Academic Superiority recipient 
  • October 2014: Career and Leadership Development Center, 21st Century Leadership Certificate
  • October 2014: Career and Leadership Development Center, Foundations Leadership Certificate
  • May 2014: Gahanna Lincoln High School, Class Valedictorian with Honors Diploma
  • April 2014: National Scholastic Press Association’s Journalism Honor Roll, member
  • May 2013-May 2014: National Honors Society, member
  • April 2013: Denison UniversityDenison Book Award recipient 

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