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  • 15+ years of experience in design, branding, behavior change and research (contextual, ethnographic, technical audits and assessments); currently dabbling in design + AI
  • Industry experience in wine and spirits; hospitality; international development (global health and education); and government (foreign, federal, state and local)
  • Roles in senior leadership / management and as an individual contributor (IC) at a tech startup, agency / digital studio (within a consulting firm), NGO, professional association and small business
  • Former President of AIGA DC, the 3rd largest chapter of the professional association for design
  • 2019 DCA Live New Power Woman of Tech
  • 2018 DCFemTech Award Recipient


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) / Kogod School of Business, American University / Washington, DC / August 2014
  • Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design, Cum Laude / California State University, Sacramento / Sacramento, CA / May 2006
    • Minors: Photography and Digital Communications
  • Designing and Building AI Products and Services / MIT / Credential ID 62113846
  • Certified Scrum Master / Scrum Alliance / License 000489367
  • Languages / Tagalog (Filipino), English, HTML and CSS


  • Staff Product Designer / Rebellion Defense / Washington, DC
    • Building human-centered, mission-focused AI products for the defense and security of the United States, the United Kingdom, and our allies
    • Previous Roles: Senior UX Designer, Design Manager & Product Design Lead


  • Creative Director & Design Craft Lead / Deloitte Digital / Washington, DC
    • Led and managed teams at Deloitte Digital’s Government and Public Services (GPS) Studios in DC, Austin and Sacramento
    • Fostered a culture of care, craft, curiosity and (radical) candor for 60+ designers
    • Previous Roles: Design Lead, Senior UX/UI Designer, Senior Product Manager, Business Experience Designer
  • President AIGA DC / Washington, DC
  • Communications Specialist II (Senior Designer)Alive & Thrive Initiative, FHI 360 / Washington, DC
  • Technical Officer I (Designer)Global Learning Group, FHI 360 / Washington, DC
  • Design & Technology Development Manager NCA / Washington, DC
  • Junior Designer / Global Wine Group / Woodbridge, CA