Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University
Functional Apparel Design Research Fellow, June 2016-Present
Part of a cross-disciplinary team of engineers, biomechanics, physical therapists and designers to design, research, and test soft exosuits that have the ability to augment and/or restore human performance in military and medical contexts.
Grant Student: Re-designed crew clothing for Mars missions as well as developed a cooling vest with engineers for NASA security.
Founder, Creator, Editor-in-Chief: Helped to manage 15 apparel's first student-run website, specializing in the content that is produced.
Design for America
UX Design Team Member: Forecasted and designed wearable eye-tracking devices for people with ALS in conjunction with the Speak Your Mind Foundation.
Founder: Created and manages company, which designs and manufactures project-based products benefiting the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Accessory Design Intern: Designed concept for Fall 2015 and created tech packs for Spring and Summer 15 development.
Design Intern: Aided in the creation of RTW Spring 2014 collection.
Design Intern: Dressed for fashion weeks and helped with pattern development.
Rhode Island School of Design
Major: Apparel Design
Graduated: June 2016
MIT Enterprise Forum
Entrepreneurship course covered taking a startup from ideation to market
Brown University Business Course
Course covered all aspects of running a nonprofit or industrial organization
NYU Marketing Certificate Program
Courses include: Branding and Positioning, Facebook Marketing, Strategic Planning for Marketers, Campaign Management
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
New York City, NY
Graduated: June 2012
CFDA Fashion Education Summit Panelist: 2017, Spoke on "Reshaping the Culture of Fashion through Innovative Design & Technology"
New York Fashion Week: 2016, Selected to show senior thesis collection in September 2016 Fashion Week
MIT Design For America Mentor: 2016-2017, Helped students with the design thinking and prototyping phases of their social impact projects
RISD Apparel Merit Scholarship Winner: 2015, Winner of merit scholarship for overall achievement in leadership and skill during the year in apparel design
YMA Scholarship Winner: 2014, Winner of annual YMA Scholarship competition to rebrand a company and write its business proposal
RISD Honors Student: 2013, 2014, One of RISD’s highest ranking scholars
RISD Fashion Collection: 2013-2016, RISD apparel finals voted into end-of-year's Providence Collection show
Behance Features: Winter 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Semester finals featured on RISD’s portfolio website.
RISD’s Travel Abroad Wintersession: Fall 2013, Selected to travel abroad to Italy to study shoe design for five weeks.
Problem-solving, Design Thinking, Human Subject Testing, Rapid Prototyping, Textile Research and Characterization, Sewing, Adobe Creative Suite, Drafting, Draping, Patternmaking, Sewing, Maya, Final Cut Pro, Machine Knitting, Technical Flats, Tech Packs, PLM, Kaledo Knit, Embroidery, Painting, Photography, Illustration, Microsoft Office, Amtrak Frequent Traveler