Masters in Public Health, Columbia University, 2012

Emphasis: sexual and reproductive health, sexual violence

Bachelors of Arts, University of California, Davis, 2008

Major: Sociology


Professional Speaker, 2012-present

Individual public speaking coaching, 2018-present

Program design, evaluation, management, implementation, training; Active Minds, 2015-present

Adjunct Faculty, Santa Rosa Junior College, Personal Health & Wellness, 2013-2015

Mental health consultant and suicide prevention trainer, Sonoma State University, 2013-2014


Public speaking training, Kate Luna Coaching: 2016 – present

Our Stories, Our Strength, Active Minds: 2016

Bystander intervention trainer for violence prevention, Green Dot Strategy, Etc.: certified 2015

Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Trainer, QPR Institute: Certified 2013

New York rape crisis line counselor/advocate, Columbia University/Barnard rape crisis prevention: Certified 2010

California rape crisis line counselor/advocate, Verity rape crisis center: Certified 2009


Red Cross Real Heroes Award, California Northwest, 2016

“Honoring acts of heroism that uphold the values of the red cross and leave a lasting and positive impact on the residents of Lake, Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma counties.”

Awarded to a graduating student who demonstrates a commitment to building community across department boundaries at the Mailman School of Public Health.”