Member since 2015
A short quote or statement
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us” – Emerson
How did you find out about Marlborough Juniors?
A coworker belonged to another women’s club, so I Googled and found you
What convinced you to join?
So many opportunities, so many wonderful people
What positions have you held in club?
Co-chair for Public Issues; Publicity Chair
What has been your favorite project(s) in club and why?
Renovating the therapy room at the Willis Shelter July 2015. I loved the hands-on effort, and the sense of satisfaction one complete
What do you like best about being a Marlborough Junior?
Finally feeling like I am giving back. Club has filled a huge hole in my heart.
Has Marlborough Juniors contributed to your leadership skills and experience?
Yes. Being a Junior is encouraging me to reach out to my community; to pick up the phone and ask random strangers, “How can we help?” It’s not something I have had to do much of in the past and it’s helping me grow as a person.
What do you do in your spare time? Provide a fun fact about yourself.
I love to travel; I have a bucket list of places I want to visit and a map on my wall at home where I record all previous destinations.
I am an engineer by degree, but actually love the arts just as much as science. ☺ I have walls of poetry books at home, and try to create Mixed Media art pieces in my spare time.
What is your guilty pleasure (TV show, sweet treat, etc.)?
Loose leaf tea! Right now, Blood Orange Smoothie by The Tea Spot
What are you passionate about?
Women’s rights, LGBT rights, civil rights, human rights. I abhor prejudice and racism.
What is your favorite app or social media outlet?
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest – I have to stay on top of them for my day job as a website strategist … But my favorite are filters in Snapchat. They make me laugh.
What is your dream vacation spot?
There are so many places I would like to visit, it’s impossible to name one. However, the one place I would return to again and again would be the Azorean Islands off the coast of Portugal.
If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the Title should be?
“A different kind of crazy”