Education
2022 - BFA in Photojournalism, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at The George Washington University, Washington, D.C
Minors in Spanish and Latin American Languages, Literatures and Cultures & Art History and Fine Arts
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Presidential Academic Scholarship

Experience
2022-Present - Photo / Video Intern, Miami Herald, Miami, Florida
2022 - Freelance Photographer, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, Washington, D.C.
2021-2022 - Assistant Photo Editor, The GW Hatchet, Washington, D.C.
2021 - Communications Intern, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Washington, D.C.
2021 - Voices Fellow, Asian American Journalists Association, Remote
2021 - Nashman Summer Strong Associate, Honey W. Nashman Center, Washington, D.C
2019-2021 - Staff Photographer, The GW Hatchet, Washington, D.C.
2020 - Photojournalism Intern, AsAmNews, Remote
Awards and Recognitions​​​​​​​
2021 - College Photographer of the Year, Bronze in Illustration
2021 - College Photographer of the Year, Award of Excellence in Illustration
2021 - Curious Society Gad Schuster Grant Recipient
2021 - NPPA Mentorship 2021-2022, Selected
2021 - NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest (Q2) 1st Place in Portrait and Illustration
2021 - NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest (Q2) 3rd Place in Picture Story
2021 - The 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, Nominated
2021 - AAJA Voices Fellow, Selected
2021 - Lenscratch Student Prize Top 26 to Watch, Selected
2021 - AAJA Getty Images Inclusion Scholarship, Finalist
2021 - NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest (Q1) 1st Place in Portrait and Illustration
2020 - Eddie Adams Workshop XXXIII, Selected
2020 - AIGA Wordstudio Photography Honorable Mention
2020 - AIGA DC Design Continuum Scholarship Recipient
2018 - Raimondi Family Photography Scholarship Recipient
2017 - Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Circle Award, 3rd Place Best Portfolio
2017 - Scholastic Art and Writing, Gold Key in Photography

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 - NEXT 22 , Washington, D.C.
2021 - Women Photojournalists of Washington, Annual Juried Group Exhibition, Washington, D.C.
2021 - Life in Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, FL
2021 - NextGen 8.0, Rockville, MD
2020 - Stop Motion D.C., Washington, DC.

Publications
2022 - Revival, group zine, published by GWU NPPA
2022 - Our Voices Carry Over the Tall Grass, group zine, published by GWU NPPA
2021 - Deep Fried Film, group zine, published by Jumbo Shrimp Press
2021 - Pocketful of the Sunshine State, self-published photo zine
2021 - Capitol Letters, group publication
2021 - The Distance Between Us, group publication
2020 - If the sky falls, they shall have clouds for supper, group publication
2020 - Miles from D.C ., group publication
2020 - Moon Soaked, group publication, selected
2020 - Wooden Teeth Literary Magazine, group publication, selected
2019 - Wooden Teeth Literary Magazine, group publication, selected

Artist Talks / Panels
2022 - NEXT 180 (Voted as Most Inspirational), Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, Washington, D.C.
2021 - NextGen 8.0, VisArts, Rockville, MD
2021 - ‘We need to tell our whole story’: A struggle to redefine the Asian American curriculum, Asian American Journalists Association VOICES, Remote
2021 - Continuing the Conversation: Covering AAPI Hate, National Press Photographers Association & Asian American Journalists Association, Remote

Affiliations
2021-Present - The Everyday Projects, Co-founder of Everyday Florida
2020-Present - Asian American Journalists Association, Member
2019-Present - National Press Photographers Association, Member
2019-2022  - Women Photojournalists of Washington, Member

References
Erika Larsen | Freelance Photographer & National Geographic Society Fellow

Matt Eich | Freelance Photographer & Assistant Professor of Photojournalism

Astrid Riecken | Freelance Photographer & Adjunct Professor of Photojournalism
rieckenast@gmail.com​​​​​​​