I am a graduate of Meredith College (Class of 2013) in Raleigh, North Carolina. I was born in Williamsburg, Virginia and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1999. I am a student, an educator, an artist, a food activist, and an enthusiast. I solve problems and I help people carve out strategies for success while maintaining compassion. What does that mean? It means that through my educating, art, and other work, I work for people. I work to help all ages understand history, art, and science; I work to share the minutia of this world through my art; I work to help people understand the impact of food and waste. In all that I do, I strive to solve social problems collaboratively, with an eye towards empathy, education, and future progress. I am driven to seek out solutions to human and environmental problems while working with people to create a healthier future.