Curriculum Vitae

Certifications

  • Sexuality, Gender, and Justice Educator (In Progress)
  • Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance RYS 200 Hour Training
    • University of Washington Recreation
      January – June, 2020
  • Domestic Violence Volunteer Advocacy
    • New Beginnings
      October, 2017

Training

  • Sexological Bodywork & Somatic Sex Education
  • Hridaya Tantra Yoga
    • Sacred Embodiment Community
      July, 2020 March, 2021
  • Mindful Sex
  • Cultural Somatic Theory & Practice
  • Holistic Sex Education
    • Institute for Sexuality Education & Enlightenment 
    • February, 2018 – present

Workshops and Presentations

I am proud to have worked with the Consent Academy on all presentations except those marked with an asterisk*.

  • Consent and Leadership: Building a Framework
    • Online via Zoom; July 10, 2021
  • Consent and Psychological First Aid
    • Federation of the Blind; Online via Zoom; July 7, 2021
  • Consent for Systemic Change
    • Online via Zoom; October 11, 2020 & June 13, 2021
  • Consent and Youth
    • Federation of the Blind; Online via Zoom; May 22, 2021
  • Sexual Consent
    • Cornish College of the Arts; Online via Zoom; April 11, 2021
  • Consent and Leadership: Working with Trauma
    • Online via Zoom; March 20, 2021
  • Consent Basics
    • Online via Zoom; April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16 & August 20, 2020; January 21 & March 18, 2021
  • Consent and Anti-Racism
    • Online via Zoom; March 14, 2021
  • Consent and Leadership: Intersecting Challenges
    • Online via Zoom; March 6, 2021
  • Consent and Leadership: Dealing with Power
    • Online via Zoom; February 6, 2021
  • Consent for Sex Therapists and Educators
    • Antioch University; Online via Zoom; January 16, 2021
  • Consent for Leadership
    • Online via Zoom; January 7 & 14, 2020
  • *Blurred Lines: The Grey Areas of Consent
    • BLACK SWEAT: Black Sexuality Educator Series by Ante Up!; Online via Zoom; November 29, 2020
  • Consent and Anti-Racism 102
    • Online via Zoom; November 22, 2020
  • *Sexuality Panelist on Health Day
    • Young Women Empowered; Online via Zoom; November 22, 2020
  • Trauma Responses: Beyond Fight, Flight, and Freeze
    • Online via Zoom; July 23 & November 15, 2020
  • Blurred Lines: The Grey Areas of Consent
    • Online via Zoom; October 25, 2020
  • Consent for Systemic Change
    • Online via Zoom; October 11, 2020
  • Transformative Accountability
    • Online via Zoom; August 22 & 29, 2020
  • The Intersection of Consent and Whiteness
    • Online via Zoom; July 12, 2020
  • Consent for Sex Therapists
    • Northwest Institute on Intimacy; Online via Zoom; June 25, 2020
  • The Enthusiastic Yes
    • Online via Zoom; May 14, 2020
  • Foundations of Consent
    • Various Seattle Public Libraries; May 17, July 19, August 16, September 20, & November 15, 2018; January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, & November 21, 2019; January 16, & February 20, 2020
  • Consent and Leadership
    • Seattle, WA; February 17 & 19, 2020
  • Consent and Flirting
    • Seattle, WA; February 13, 2020
  • Consent Intensive – Consent Risk Profile, Consent for Leadership, and Transformative Accountability
    • Salt Lake City, UT; January 17, 18, & 19, 2020
  • Consent and Martial Arts
    • Seven Star Women’s Kung Fu, Seattle, WA; December 4, 2019
  • Consent and Tantra
    • Seattle Tantra Center, Seattle, WA; October 12, 2019
  • Consent and BDSM
    • Gothic Pride, Seattle, WA; August 10, 2019
  • Consent Educator Retreat
    • Portland, OR; July 27 & 28, 2019
  • Introduction to Consent Essentials
    • Portland, OR; July 26, 2019
  • Consent for Sex Therapists
    • Antioch University, Seattle, WA; July 14, 2019
  • Consent for Sex Therapists
    • Northwest Institute on Intimacy, Seattle, WA; June 27, 2019
  • Consent for Leadership
    • Burning Man Camp Leaders, Seattle, WA; June 25 & 27, 2019
  • Consent and BDSM
    • Dark Flower, Seattle, WA; June 23, 2019
  • Consent for Leadership
    • Kinky Salon, Seattle, WA; June 15, 2019
  • Consent Advocate Training
    • Full Circle Kink, Seattle, WA; June 4, 2019
  • *Sexual Diversity Panelist for Psychology of Human Sexuality
    • Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA; May 3, 2019
  • Consent Scenarios for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    • University of Washington, Seattle, WA; April 11, 2019
  • Consent and Tantra
    • Moksha Tantra Center, Seattle, WA; January 12 & March 17, 2019
  • Consent and Negotiation
    • Kitsap Aces, Bremerton, WA; November 17, 2018
  • Consent and BDSM
    • Subspace, Tukwila, WA; October 5, 2018

Conference Presentations:

  • Consent and BDSM
  • What to Do When Your Consent is Violated
  • What to Do When You Are Accused of a Consent Violation
    • Kink Fest, Portland, OR; April 20 & 21, 2019
  • Unconference Facilitation
    • Consent Fest, Seattle, WA; March 9, 2019

Work and Volunteer Experience:

  • Board of Directors Member at The Pan Eros Foundation
    • Seattle, WA; November, 2020 – present
      • Serve as a member of the board of directors for a non-profit arts and education organization focused on consent and sexuality.
      • Participate in shaping the organizational mission, vision, values, and strategic plan.
      • Give feedback on organizational events and decision-making.
      • Vote to approve budget reports.
      • Brainstorm fundraising ideas, and personally fundraise a yearly target amount.
  • Educator at The Consent Academy
    • Seattle, WA; February, 2018 – present
      • Educate on the basics and nuances of consent, negotiation, power dynamics, stress and trauma responses, and accountability.
      • Develop customized curriculum for clients.
      • Consult with individuals and organizations to process consent incidents, resolve conflicts, and develop safety and support plans to deal with consent violations.
      • Facilitator of a monthly consent discussion group for all genders called Consent Chat (July, 2020 – present).
      • Facilitator of a monthly consent discussion group for women, genderfluid, and nonbinary folks (June, 2019 to May, 2020).
      • Act as a consent advocate at sex-positive events, promoting consent culture and providing support for those experiencing consent incidents. 
  • Volunteer Advocate at New Beginnings
    • Seattle, WA; December, 2017 – present
      • Co-facilitator of a weekly domestic violence survivors’ support group, providing psycho-education on intimate partner violence and trauma-informed emotional support.
  • S.A.R. Small Group Facilitator at Northwest Institute on Intimacy
    • Online via Zoom; June 24 – 25, 2021
  • Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment
    • Online via Zoom; May 14 – 16, 2021
  • Antioch University Sex Therapy Program
    • Online via Zoom; January 15 – 17, 2021
    • Seattle, WA; July 13 – 14, 2019
      • Facilitated discussions in small groups to explore personal reactions and biases throughout the Sexual Attitudes Reassessment (SAR). SARs are professional development opportunities that provide continuing education credits for sexuality educators, counselors, and therapists.
  • Volunteer Advocate at Technology-Enabled Coercive Control (TECC) Clinic
    • Seattle, WA; October, 2018 – March, 2019
      • Provided trauma-informed emotional support to those experiencing digital abuse from intimate partners while reviewing privacy on devices
      • Assisted in creating safety plans alongside a technology advocate.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Washington
    • Seattle, WA; September, 2010 – June, 2014