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Aug 2018Present

Head of Global Policy, Accessibility and Underserved Communities

  • Lead global policy efforts to make current and future Uber products more accessible for historically marginalized communities, responsible for all work related to improving the service for people with disabilities, low-income families, communities of color, rural residents, seniors, and returning citizens, among many other groups
  • Manage outreach and day-to-day relationships with global issue groups, organizations, and nonprofits focused on underserved communities, while connecting national groups with international partners in other countries to serve policy and communications goals across Uber’s global footprint
  • Engage regularly with external audiences by participating in speaking opportunities, panel discussions, and roundtable conversations at conferences, events, and meetings around the world, while taking feedback from those external engagements to help inform internal strategy
Nov 2015Aug 2018

Strategic Partnerships Manager, US Federal Affairs

  • Managed external relationships with US-based issue groups, advocacy organizations, and nonprofits related to the suite of issues affecting Uber users
May 2014Sep 2015

Executive Communications Manager

  • Developed strategic communications for Google's chief financial officer and its senior vice president of access and energy, helping them communicate strategy to their teams and to Google employees via emails, company- and team-wide presentations, videos, and internal news stories
  • Crafted internal communications to Google employees for all launches and initiatives related to Google Fiber, Titan Aerospace, green energy investments, culture, real estate, and workplace services
  • Wrote speeches for former chief financial officer, helping him share his vision with both internal and external audiences on topics including quarterly earnings results, business strategy, and finance initiatives
Feb 2013May 2014

Executive Communications Senior Associate

Nov 2011Feb 2013

National Director of Communications

American Federation for Children
  • Developed annual national communications plan and nine state plans, setting and monitoring benchmarks regarding earned media, opinion piece placement, website visitation, social media outreach, content development, e-advocacy
  • Generated earned media for organization, serving as organization's official spokesman while also developing daily content for organizations, including press releases, opinion pieces, web content, research, advocacy, and promotional materials
  • Developed and managed annual communications budget in excess of half a million dollars, supervising and managing activities of national and state-based communications staff and over a dozen print, design, web, and photography vendors
Jun 2009Nov 2010

Project Coordinator

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner
  • Organized company's work with clients on domestic issue campaigns and with political organizations; also conducted background research, edited survey and focus group memorandums, and managed/edited marketing materials for prospective clients

  • Directly aided Senior Vice President in day-to-day client interaction, planning of long-term events/engagements; conduit of research/information between clients, within organizational team, and within company

Sep 2005Jan 2009


The Harvard Crimson, Inc.
  • Chief executive officer and full-time manager of a staff of over 500 members of Cambridge’s only daily newspaper and the oldest continuously-published college paper, The Harvard Crimson, established in 1873. Held title of president from January 2008 to January 2009
    • Leadership helped secure Associated Collegiate Press' annual Pacemaker Award, given to the best college newspapers in the country
    • Developed new delivery mechanism which, based on extensive readership survey data, will increase campus-wide readership rates at substantial savings to organization
  • Exercised full financial and editorial control over a million-dollar, not-for-profit corporation and all its subsidiaries, services and auxiliary functions
    • Raised over $60,000 for The Crimson's one-of-a-kind financial aid program, which served 60 low-income students, outpacing program's annual costs by nearly $18,000
    • Helped organization earn more than $100,000 in year-end business profit, supplementing economically depressed streams of advertising with alternative revenue sources
  • Current member of The Crimson’s Graduate Council, a board of overseers that advises undergraduate members on financial and other business matters
    • Graduate Council membership includes CNN President Jeff Zucker, Mad Money's Jim Cramer, and Graham Holdings Company chairman Donald Graham
Jun 2007Aug 2008


Harvard Summer School
  • Supervised academic and extracurricular activities for over 25 Harvard Summer school students, predominantly from international backgrounds spanning more than a dozen countries

  • Organized various house events and study breaks, chaperoned multiple Boston-area outings for both high school and college-aged students

Jan 2007May 2007

Research Assistant to the Director

Harvard Institute of Politics
  • Assisted former New Hampshire Governor and current U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) with constituent correspondence and presentations in her role as IOP Director and for political engagements; conducted research for and provided in-depth editing to her impending speeches
  • Chosen from a pool of over 90 Harvard student applicants; work with Shaheen directly followed her experience as national chair of the 2004 John Kerry Presidential campaign
Feb 2006May 2006

Research Assistant

W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research
  • Worked on the verification of sources for American history book, "Naval Blockades in Peace and War: An Economic History Since 1750," published in December 2006 by University of Rochester Professor Stanley Engerman
  • Handled and organized manuscripts at multiple stages of book's completion, searching archives of university library system to retrieve related works


Sep 2005Jun 2009


Harvard University
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a secondary concentration in Government


April 2017Present


Transatlantic Digital Debates
  • Program engages 18 German and American young professionals from the public and private sectors on the intersection of technology and policy
  • Discussions during weeklong workshops in each country focus on innovation, regulation, cybersecurity, and privacy in the digital economy
  • Program is organized by the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) and New America, with additional funding the German Federal Government

Boards of Directors

I currently serve as a Board Member for BUILD Metro DC, an organization that helps high school students from low-income backgrounds learn entrepreneurship skills, graduate from high school, and attend college. I'm also on the Board for the  World Institute on Disability, a Berkeley-based nonprofit that works to fully integrate people with disabilities into their communities, and I was previously a San Francisco Leadership Council Member for Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO).

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