Royal Holloway, University of London

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), ICT4D: Gender, Learning and Mobiles


University of Massachusetts Boston

Graduate Certificate, Instructional Design (for mobile learning environments)


I focused on online training delivery and the use of mobile devices for educational purposes (mobile learning)

Activities and Societies: Graduate Instructional Designer Association, member

Royal Holloway, University of London

MSc, Practicing Sustainable Development with ICT4D specialism


Activities and Societies: Postgraduate Committee

University of Massachusetts Boston

Master of Arts, Applied Linguistics


Concentration: Foreign Language Pedagogy (specifically English as a Foreign language [EFL])

Activities and Societies: Applied Linguistics Student Association, President; Graduate Research Assistant

Salem College

Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Philosophy


Graduated with departmental honors in Spanish. Participated in January term study abroad trips to Cuernavaca, Mexico (Universidad Internacional) and Oxford, England (Oxford University). Interned at the Legal Aid Society of Northwest North Carolina. Active in the Winston-Salem area chapter of the Young Democrats.

Activities and Societies: Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma Iota, College Democrats (president), Residence Hall President (two years), Residence Hall Secretary/Treasurer (one year), Interdorm Council (two years), ONUA (multicultural student organization), BADU (Black Americans Demonstrating Unity), International Student Club, Asian Student Association (Vice-President), Open-Up, Reporter and Editor for the Salemite (college news publication)