Mailbox

There's something so relaxing about smashing some old glass and remixing pieces into a mosaic. This is the result of what happened when my mom asked me to help overhaul our mailbox. This took about three days from start to finish. Here's the work in progress, before my mom filled in the gaps with grout and we …

Bitcamp Post-Event Report

The Bitcamp team is dedicated to transparency. Part of my responsibility as a lead organizer for the 2016 hackathon was to create a post-event report that reflects on our experience. I noted the highlights of our event and areas where we could improve in the future. This document helps our incoming team know where we have …

Bitcamp Sponsorship Info Packet

I wanted sponsors to feel warmly welcomed the minute they walked into the Armory for Bitcamp 2016. After all, they're a major reason why we're able to put on a weekend-long event for 1,000+ hackers. This year, I created a personalized information packet that we distributed to every company that attended Bitcamp. The packet contained …

Nomad poster

Why must academic posters be so boring? I mean, look at them: Ugh! I wanted to mix things up with my poster design for a course assignment. My team needed to showcase three ideas for a travel app we were designing (learn more about Nomad). I worked with Rachael from my team to design a poster that …

Technica

I painted a photo booth backdrop for Technica, an all-ladies hackathon held in November at the University of Maryland. I used a roll of black photo backdrop and white, pink and blue acrylic paint to create the designs. The resulting backdrop was a little over 8.5 x 8.5 feet. I also created this inspiration wall, which …

Farm Fresh

Farm Fresh is a smartphone app that lets users purchase fruit, vegetables and herbs from local farms. I designed this app for my Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction class assignment that asked us to prototype a grocery app. While designing the app, I considered the types of people who would probably be using this app. I …

Uber and the surge

Capital News Service reporter Christine Rice and I analyzed Uber pricing data to see how often the ride-hailing service's surge multiplier spikes in five Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Click the image below to explore our interactive project. We scraped Uber's API and analyzed more than 2 million rows of data using MySQL. We created the graphs in Highcharts, …

Maryland pride

Some canvases I painted for my dorm room. They've moved with me to every dorm or apartment I've lived in since freshman year. They make me happy.