As a Policy, Planning, and Development major with a minor in Spatial Studies (USC'17), I learned about the power of analyzing and visualizing data to assess how people experience physical space at all urban scales. I developed my leadership, communication, and creative skills by self-funding four trips to study and/or work overseas. My experiences abroad awarded me an honorary university distinction as Global Scholar and a $10,000 prize for graduate school. I currently am pursuing a USC masters in transportation planning to deepen my understanding of the industry.
As a young professional who is passionate about transportation, urban planning, and sustainability, I am an assistant planner with Eco-Rapid Transit, where my responsibilities include:
- Assisting leadership with project management and administration including budgeting and accounting procedures;
- Assisting with the planning of the II Eco-Rapid Transit Transportation Summit taking place in Fall 2018. The summit is expected to bring together ~1,000 guests to discuss the future of transportation in Southeast Los Angeles;and
- Engaging with the public during community events to gather feedback regarding the Environmental Impact Review
My expertise lies in developing sustainable transportation plans, programs, and policies for communities and specific sites. I critically assess urban spaces and develop recommendations through field reconnaissance, stakeholder engagement, geographic information systems (GIS), and data collection to fit the unique characteristics of every place. I enjoy collaborating with people from diverse backgrounds to produce innovative ideas for urban issues and deliver results on a timely manner.