Curriculum Vitae

Certifications

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

Training

Workshops and Presentations

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

  • 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)
  • Panelist for Sexuality Fishbowl for Y-WE (Young-Women Empowered) Health Day, Online via Zoom, Seattle, WA (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 – moderator of a panel including McKensie Mack, Lee Harrington, and Airen Lydick, 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)
  • Consent and Leadership, Gallery Erato, Seattle, WA (February 17 & 19, 2020)
  • Consent and Flirting, Gallery Erato, 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)
  • 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)

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, Gallery Erato, Seattle, WA (March 9, 2019)

Work and Volunteer Experience:

Board of Directors Member at The Pan Eros Foundation, Seattle
(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
(February, 2018 – present)

  • Educate on the basics and nuances of consent, negotiation, power dynamics, 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
(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 Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment (ISEE), Online via Zoom
(May 14 -16, 2021)

S.A.R. Small Group Facilitator at Antioch University Sex Therapy ProgramOnline via Zoom
(January 15 -17, 2021)

S.A.R. Small Group Facilitator at Antioch University Sex Therapy ProgramSeattle
(July 13 & 14, 2019)

  • Guided conversation to explore personal reactions and biases for professional development during the required Sexual Attitudes Reassessment (S.A.R.) class.

Volunteer Advocate at Technology-Enabled Coercive Control (TECC) Clinic, Seattle
(October, 2018 – March, 2019)

  • Provided trauma-informed emotional support to those experiencing digital abuse from intimate partners while reviewing privacy on devices; helped to create safety plans with a technology advocate.

Other Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    • University of Washington, Seattle, 2014