2017 / Double Major BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO_Filmmaking/Creative Writing

2013 / MediaBistro, Copywriting: Creative Ad Writing

2009 / University of Chicago, Chicago, IL_Creative Writing Workshop


2011-Present / Author & Content Creator

Author of Paint. Perform consulting, freelance work, and weekly content for Medium and Youtube.

2018-Present / ESL Tutor

ESL tutor for Children in China.

2018 / MakerSpace Facilitator

Did digital fabrication and managed A/V equipment. Trained visitors in Adobe CC, Corel and Tinkercad. Introduced a VR component to events, added Adobe CC training to LMS and automated introduction to 3D printing.

2017 / Homework Help Tutor/Assistant Instructor

Worked as an after school tutor for a program funded by AMC, and also worked as an assistant instructor for Kumon Math and Reading.

2016-2017 / Writer/Director, Delta Phi

Produced and edited original feature film.

2016 / Line Producer, KCPT

Interned as a producer and production assistant for interfaith documentary. Did outreach and script supervision.

2016 / Sound Designer/Recordist, Migrant and Refugee Services of NE KC

Sound designer, recordist and voiceover talent for tutorial videos.

2008-2012 / Content Writer

Wrote content for promotional literature and events. Did art direction for Elementia.

/ FILMOGRAPHY (vimeo.com/shethewriter)

/ 2019 / Burnt Ends (Rondevu Pictures)

/ 2017 / Delta Phi

/ 2016 / Real Boy, an Allegory

Beyond Belief (PBS)

/ 2015 / Boy Found In


Dictum Hybrid

So What are You About

/ 2014 / Fearsome Pole



/ 2013 / Novelist



/ 2017 / Five Steps to Writing Compelling Characters-(Kansas City Art Institute, Avila University)

                 Making Metafiction-(H&R Block Artspace)

/ 2018 / Five Steps to Writing Compelling Characters-(JCL Writer’s Conference)

Work/Write Balance panel-(JCL Writer’s Conference)

/ 2019 / Radio appearance to introduce metafiction (KKFI 90.1)



/ 2018 Paint-Novel

/ 2017  Say You're Sorry-Short fiction

/ 2014  A Birthday Card.-Commercial (Target/Threadless Paper Greetings)

               Dust to Dust-Short fiction (Kawsmouth)

/ 2009  Canon-Poetry (Elementia)

/ 2008  Boy was on a Cloud-Poetry (Elementia)

/ 2007  Talking with Teens-Non-fiction (Muslim Girl Magazine)

               Dim-Short fiction (No Roses Magazine/Elementia)

               In Which Jamie Has a Nightmare-Short fiction (No Roses Magazine)


/ JURIED EXHIBITIONS (vimeo.com/shethewriter)

/ 2018 Novelist (2013)-KC Film Fest

/ 2017 Fearsome Pole (2014)-KC Film Fest

             This Map Is Not Real. (2017)-2017 Annual BFA Exhibition

             Five Apples Today (2016)-Spring 2017 KCAI Student Exhibition

/ 2014 Dictum (2014)-Alamo Student Exhibition

              Perimeter (2014)-Alamo Student Exhibition

/ 2015 Boy Found In (2015)-Alamo Student Exhibition

             Fearsome Pole (2014)-Middle of the Map Fest

             So What Are You About (2015)-Alamo Student Exhibition


2017 / Regional Emmy Nomination

2013 / KCAI Merit Scholarship

2009 / Alphapointe Student Honoree

2009 / NaNoWriMo winner

2009 / Presidential Service Award



_Writing (fiction, screenplay, journalism, copywriting, correspondence)

_Film Production

_Video Editing

_Motion Graphics



_Copy Editing

_Public Speaking


_Project Management




_Adobe Creative Cloud



_Microsoft Office



_Customer Service