I am a resource mobilization and communications professional currently focused on projects designed to counter violent extremism through education, partnership development, fundraising, branding and media. I have worked in some of the world’s most vulnerable areas to strengthen international and local justice systems, expand access to digital education while protecting the rights of women and girls.
I began my career in advertising by founding StudioE9, an independent digital laboratory servicing global advertising agencies in 2004. StudioE9 introduced leading international brands, like Sony Ericsson, into the North American market. Through the course of my career, my interest shifted from selling consumer products to promoting ideas with the potential to change lives in meaningful ways. In 2013, I co-founded Uncommon Union, a communications and technology firm that builds awareness around global leaders intent on changing their industries. In 2015 I became am a partner at Moreno Ocampo LLC, a global consultancy founded by the former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.
Ancillary to this, I write on the subject of women’s empowerment and serve as an active board member for Afghan Tech Entrepreneur Roya Mahboob’s The Digital Citizen Fund and advisor to UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad.
I studied Anthropology and Art History at Barnard College, Columbia University and Design at Parson School of Design in New York City.