STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Career Counselor/Academic Support Liaison, V. Girls Rugby Head Coach
Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext.
Started at O'Dowd:
2011 (coaching); 2022 (counseling)
M.S. Counseling, San Francisco State University
B.A. Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Why I Teach:
I love to connect with and serve students holistically by identifying the connections between life experience, identity, academics, and career exploration.
Most powerful teaching technique:
Normalizing exploration and acknowledging growth
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
"If you don't address the elephant in the room, you allow other animals to enter." - Dr. Ammar Saheli
In 113,760 frames, there are 6,469,952 spots on the 101 Dalmatians in the Disney animated movie.
Recommended visual media:
My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem
Hobbies or outside interests:
All things rugby; jaunts to Disneyland; family beach days; exploring Oakland food culture with friends