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Volunteering with Delk Lab to introduce microscopy to kids at the annual Dallas Arboretum Earth Day Celebration

Teaching & Mentoring

Data Carpentry, Certified Instructor (Dec 2019-Present)
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
• Assisted in workshops hosted by Duke Center for Genomic & Computational Biology
• Taught introductory concepts & applications of data & metadata management
• Trained in live participatory coding, collaborative lesson writing, and best practices in data science pedagogy

Científico Latino Graduate School Mentorship Initiative (GSMI), Mentor (Aug 2020-Present)
• Supported Latina mentee through the graduate school application & interview process via biweekly Zoom meetings
• Edited application & fellowship materials, leading to a successful NSF GRFP & three doctoral program acceptances

BioCoRE, Graduate Mentor (Jul 2020-Present)
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
• Supported underrepresented mentee during 1st year of graduate school
• Facilitated discussions on representation, expectations & requirements

QTL Mapping Workshop, Instructor (Mar 2020)
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
• Taught the fundamentals of quantitative trait locus mapping & data visualization in R
• Constructed complimentary presentations, R Markdowns, & course materials

Introduction to Modern Biology I, Teaching Assistant (Jan 2018-Dec 2018)
UT Dallas, Richardson, Texas
Instructor: Uma Srikanth, Ph.D.
• Plan and teach weekly review workshops and grade quizzes for over forty students
• Mentor new TA’s and students both inside and outside of class


Genetics Society of America Communications & Outreach Subcommittee (2021-Present)
Early Career Leadership Program Participant & Contributor

BioCoRE Professional Development Subcommittee (2020-Present)
Durham, North Carolina
Event Coordinator & Subcommittee Member

Graduate & Professional Student Government (2020-Present)
Durham, North Carolina
Co-Representative of Genetics & Genomics

University Program in Genetics & Genomics (2020-Present)
Durham, North Carolina
Twitter Account Student Manager (@DukeUPGG)

Virtual NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair (Aug 2020)
Duke UPGG Panelist

UPGG Distinguished Lecturer Committee (2019-Present)
Durham, North Carolina
Committee Member

Princesses with a Purpose of Texas (2016-2018)
Coppell, Texas
Marketing Chair, Face Character, Character Manager

UT Dallas SACSCOC Quality Enhancement Project, Orbit (2016-2018)
Richardson, Texas
McDermott Chair of Topic Selection & Implementation Committees

AΦΩ National Service Fraternity, UT Dallas AEZ Chapter (2016-2017)
Richardson, Texas
Secretary, Pledge Fellowship Chair

Eugene McDermott Scholars Program (2016)
Richardson, Texas
Instagram Coordinator (@mcdermottscholars)

Flower Mound High School Speech & Debate Tournament (2016)
Flower Mound, Texas
Texas Forensic Association Interpretive Events Judge

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Earth Day Celebration (2016)
Dallas, Texas
Volunteer Scientific Educator

UT Dallas Comet Cupboard Food Pantry (2015-2016)
Richardson, Texas