Having grown up in a multi-cultural family, I believe that a certain kind of magic occurs when people of different backgrounds come together to share their stories, ideas, and opinions - they see various perspectives and enjoy deeper, more robust experiences.
My passion for bringing diverse groups of people together has led me to build companies and communities with the shared mission of supporting, promoting, and connecting people to the resources, opportunities, and networks that can help them reach their personal or professional goals.
When I’m not coworking or community building; I travel, think, and talk with people about life, purpose, and what they love.
Through my observations and conversations, I learn about the world.
Co-Founder, Chief Community Officer
Deskpass powers workspace freedom by seamlessly connecting people to workspaces they love, through our network of more than 600 partner spaces across the U.S.
Learn more at: www.deskpass.com
Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer
A community-focused coworking space with a mission to support, promote, and connect our members while driving positive social impact in the Logan Square neighborhood.
Second Shift also provides community building consulting and management services which allows existing membership-driven organizations to activate and engage their communities, increase profitability, attract new members, and thrive.
Learn more at: www.secondshiftchicago.com
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A collective to support women by donating funding that will allow the recipient to make significant progress on a project or business venture - in other words 'to move her forward.'
Learn more at: www.forwardfundchicago.com
35 Under 35 Making an Impact in Chicago
Professional Fellow, U.S. Department of State
Chicago Tribune Red Eye - Big Idea For Community Award
46th Ward Innovator Award
Chicago Women On The Move
Best Coworking Space in Chicago (Second Shift)
Chicago's 50 on Fire Companies (Deskpass)