+ August 2016 - Attended the #GEM40 Conference for GEM Fellowship recipients in Miami, Florida and presented a workshop to early PhD and Master's students called 'When Faculty Say X, But Mean Y' to help students navigate their early graduate school years
+ May 2016 - Attended ACM's CHI conference in San Jose, California and presented two full first author papers, 'Tell It Like It Really Is”: A Case of Online Content Creation and Sharing Among Older Adult Bloggers' and '“Why would anybody do this?”: Understanding Older Adults’ Motivations and Challenges in Crowd Work' (working titles).
+ April 2016 - Attended the CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop in San Diego, California.
+ February 2016 - Attended ACM's CSCW conference in San Francisco and participated in the Doctoral Colloquium on my thesis research, 'Connecting Older Adults through Voice-Based Interfaces'.
+ November 2015 - Attended AAAI's conference on Human Computation + Crowdsourcing (HCOMP) in San Diego and presented on 'Exploring Cognitive Benefits as an Alternative Motivation for Engaging Older Adults in Crowdwork'
+ October 2015 - Attended the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing in Houston, Texas, and led a panel called Design for All with women designers and developers from Google, Facebook, IBM, and the African Development Bank. [blog post]
+ May 2015 - Attended the Academic Career Workshop in Houston, Texas funded by NSF in collaboration with CMD-IT, CAHSI, and CDC.
+ Winter 2015 - Interned at Facebook as a User Experience Researcher in Menlo Park, California.
+ October 2014 - Attended the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing in Phoenix, Arizona and presented a poster on Designing Voice-Based Interfaces for Seniors.
+ June 2014 - Presented research conducted at IBM Research at HCII in Crete, Greece.
+ April 2014 - Attended a workshop at CHI in Toronto, Canada on Designing Technology for Major Life Events.
+ March 2014 - Attended the 40th NSBE National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee as a member of the Region IV Executive Board and presented a tech talk on voice-user interfaces for older adults.
+ October 2013 - Attended the Grace Hopper celebration in Minneapolis, Minnesota + participated in the National Academy of Sciences Keck Futures Initiative at University of Michigan.
+ Summer 2013 - Interned at IBM Almaden Research in San Jose, California
+ March 2013 - Presented a tech talk on intergenerational social ideation NSBE National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana