Ethics & Innovation
As a humanist, I am passionate about building connections amongst people. I am building human-centric, modern infrastructure that supports the innovation economy by creating networks that bridges digital information and physical structures. I am particularly interested in building smart and compassionate cities that affordable housing, healthcare access, efficient mobility and workforce opportunities. Public-private partnerships are key to driving innovation and making it accessible to people.
Chemist, Economist & Technologist
Educated as a chemist, I am a creator who compounds natural elements real world outcomes and also a data scientist who can solve complex problems through data. Concentrating in economics, I understand how innovation can improve the broader population, such as the sharing economy. I took my expertise in data, economics and science to IBM, advising fortune 500 enterprises on the 4th industrial revolution and emerging technology to support those initiatives.
From research to sales, I have the unique skillset to take an idea from inception to revenue. At the fore front of consumer data privacy regulations, I have developed a deep understanding of technology and public policy. As we continue into a digital economy, policy will continue to be challenged, and I am an asset to innovators and policymakers to create the best outcomes. I view personal data as an extension of self entitled to human rights and privacy.
As a futurist, I am passionate about the future of work as an investment in people, giving them the skills for a solid career trajectory. I focus on strategic partnerships and fundraising to for job-training programs as well as a venture fund for minority founders as a fellow for Opportunity Hub. I create digital content for Career Karma publication, evangelizing the future of work and education. I also serve as an associate editor, managing staff writers and contributing writers. Previously, I have served as a sales & business development mentor to the Ascend2020 program, a technology startup and small business support ecosystem for minority-led companies in the Atlanta area.
Taking my love for people and applying it to creative outlets, I am a hospitality connoisseur who curates experiences built on culinary arts, craft cocktails and travel. I help individuals create activities for both visitors and locals through Airbnb Experiences. You can register as a host here.