I'm a recent graduate from the GSD with a Masters of Landscape Architecture. I'm interested in issues of environmental justice and brownfield development, sustainable urban planting design, and thoughtful place-making.
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, US, GIS Summer Intern
Maintained the garden as well as created online exhibits that combine archival plans, images, drawings, letters and supporting text within a geo-spatial context.
Mia Lehrer + Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Summer Intern
Led community workshops and assisted with project marketing and master plan designs of 3 case study schools in Prop 84 urban greening grant project, as well as recommended revisions to LA Unified School District campus design guidelines.
Earthworks Boston, Boston, MA, US, Intern
Assessed and mapped Roxbury and Dorchester area urban orchards for public handbook at this Boston environmental non-profit.
Mia Lehrer + Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Assistant
Supported associates and project managers with RFP/ RFQs for public and private projects, promotional materials, models, montages, boards and other visual aids.
Upward Bound, Dedham Island, MA, US, Senior Counselor; Introductory Spanish Teacher; Counselor/Advisor
Arranged college touring trips for 60+ students, 2002-7, and completed academic counselor duties at this federally financed, academic-enrichment program for underserved, high potential high school students from Boston and Lawrence, MA.
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture
Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, Bachelors, Fine Arts
BA in Fine Arts, concentration: Painting;
Secondary Concentration: Urban Studies
Inagural Upward Bound “Alex Del Vecchio Leadership Award”, Award
Award created in recognition of leadership and dedication to a Massachusetts chapter Upward Bound, a federally funded academic enrichment program for students from Boston and Lawrence, MA.
Arts Grants, Grant
Yale Women's Center Arts Grant: 2006; Yale University Arts Grants: 2003, 2005, 2006.
Yale Literary Magazine Art Award, Award
Prize for the top artwork published in the Yale Literary Magazine.