2017.6.21 Beacon at Sea: a new way to help corals. SDSU Science Glass Video. San Diego, California.
LEADERSHIP President & Founder Biology Graduate Student Association Feb. 2019- May 2022
Created an infrastructure for SDSU Biology graduate student resources, including an invited seminar by Personal Finances for PhDs advisor, Dr. Emily Roberts (2021)
Developed a graduate student climate survey to assess graduate student needs (2021)
Organized a three-part virtual workshop about how to get into graduate school for undergraduate students (2020)
Formally appealed to the University Senate to address Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & harassment issues within the virtual space (2020)
College of Sciences Student Council Undergraduate Research Committee Chair Aug. 2020-Aug. 2021
Developed an undergraduate research ‘match’ program to pair undergraduate researchers with labs of their interest through student and faculty questionnaires.
Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Representative Aug. 2017- Aug. 2020
Founded and organized SDSU Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) 3 Minute Thesis Competition | Feb. 2019
Advocated for and implemented a scientific communication focus to the graduate student seminar & symposia
Served on +10 CMB faculty and College of Sciences Dean search committees
Organized and facilitated new graduate student recruitment from year 2017-2021
Mentor for undergraduates in Shikuma Lab | Alpher Aspiras, Cierra Chevalier, Jeffrey Jones, Rosaurio Laxina, Sama Mikhail and Gabriella Salcedo (2021-2022);Iman Shaikh, Sara Ito & Milagros Esmerode (2019-2020)
Mentor for rotation PhD students | Morgan Farrell (2022), Taylor Darby (2020) and Zachary Quinlan (2018)
Mentor for applying to graduate school and fellowships:
Picking the right fellowship for you. SDSU CMB Grad Student Seminar (2021)
Tips for Making a CV. CHOC Internship Virtual Workshop (2020)
Getting into grad school Workshop.SDSU BGSA (2020)
CV, Personal Statements and applying to grad school. Women in Science Society SDSU (2017-2019)
PhD panel Q & A. 2018.
GRFP personal and research statements. Florida Atlantic University (2017)
Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Greater San Diego Science Fair Judge (2018)