CV.


EDUCATION
FLATIRON SCHOOL
2016. Software Engineering
Learning to engineer. TIME Inc. 2nd Place Hackathon Winner.

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
2012. B.A. Anthropology
Thesis: Bargaining for Belonging: the Politics and Poetics of Northwest Coast Native Art.

EXPERIENCE
SOUL MACHINES
Jan 2020 - Present.
Director of Creative Services
I lead a global team of NLP/NLU engineers, designers, and linguists sculpting the future of conversational AI for embodied machine agents. I’m hiring :)

CONFIDENTIAL STARTUP
Jan 2020 - Present.
AI/ML Advisor

SANCTUARY AI

Jan 2019 - Jan 2020.
Director of Human-Robot Interaction

Jan 2018 - Jan 2019.
AI Research Scientist + Employee #1


MICROSOFT
2019 MVP in Artificial Intelligence
2018 MVP in Artificial Intelligence

KINDRED AI

Aug 2017 - Jan 2018

AI Research Scientist - Intern

MICROSOFT

Dec 2016 - Jan 2018

Diversity + Inclusion Technical Advisory Group
Front-End Web Technical Advisory Group

MICROSOFT

Jan 2017 - Aug 2017

Data Science Scholarship

EVENTSAGE

Jun 2016 - Jan 2017

Software Engineer

PRE-SOFTWARE:

Trying lots of stuff. <3

COMMUNITY
WOMEN WHO CODE VANCOUVER

Jun 2016 - Present

Founder + Director


PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Jun 2013 - Jun 2019

Board Member - Committee on Community Service

ART
NUIT

Jan 2018 - Present

Lead Performer / Vox + Synthesizers

THE AGE OF AI
Jan 2018 - Jan 2020.
AI Cast Member - Episode 8
AI Consultant

WHERE THE CROWS GO AT DUSK

Jan 2018 - Present

Writer

HINTERHAVS

Mar 20 2015

Founder

WETCLIT

Nov 2014 - 2018

Performer + DJ

PRESS
Sep 2020 -> The Age of AI documentary. AI/Robotics Leader.

Sep 2018 -> The Globe and Mail.Sanctuary AI cover story.

Sep 2018 -> The Globe and Mail. Sanctuary AI Video. (I filmed/edited video)

Mar 2018 -> BC Business.2018 30 Under 30


Feb 2018 -> BIV.More BC Women Taking the Lead in A.I / Robotics


Nov 2017 -> Microsoft Codess.Holly Peck: Data Science Scholarship Winner


Mar 2017 -> The Prevail Project. Spotlight: Holly Peck


Feb 2017 -> MONTECRISTO MAGAZINE.Women Who Code


HONORS + AWARDS
Jan 2020 -> Intel x Udacity Scholarship in Edge AI

Jan 2020 -> AI Keynote for Microsoft Ignite Toronto 2020

Oct 2019 -> AI Keynote for Versace at Microsoft Milan

Mar 2019 -> Microsoft MVP in A.I. - Microsoft

Mar 2018 -> Microsoft MVP in A.I. - Microsoft

Oct 2018 ->Innovation in Vancouver Roundtable with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Feb 2018 -> 201830 Under 30 - BC Business

Jun 2017 -> Special Guest + Panelist- Microsoft Build

Jun 2017 -> Women Who Code Scholarship - Google I/O

INTERESTS
Machine Perception, Privacy, IoT, HRI/HCI, Affective Computing, Industry 4.0, Future of Work, Ambient Computing, Startups, AGI, Product Development, Film, Performance Art, Anthropology, Material Culture, Ikebana, Global Supply Chains, the Occult.

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