Could you tell us a bit about your background?
I attended the University of California, Irvine to get my Bachelor’s degree in Education Sciences with a
specialization in Children’s Learning and Development. While completing my undergraduate degree, I
worked as an Applied Behavior Analyst and Board-Certified Autism Technician to provide behavior
therapy to children with Autism and Related Disorders. I decided to move to Dallas a little over a year
ago to teach 4th grade at a low-income school in Dallas. While beginning my teaching career, I have
also been attending Johns Hopkins University and will be graduating with my Master’s degree in
education this spring. My identity as a biracial women and daughter of immigrants has inspired me
to empower children of color and immigrants to use their voices and celebrate their diversity as well.
Why did you want to join the SACC Dallas board?
I decided to join the SACC Dallas board because I want to connect with other young professionals in
Dallas. As a Half-Swedish person, I want to help make the Swedish community more visible in this
What are the best things with the DFW area?
Some of the best things that I have found in the DFW area are the variety of food, diversity, and