Professional Publications/Presentations

Building the DC Vision Zero Plan. 5th Urban Street Symposium. May 22, 2017

The Yabra in Belize City: APA's First International CPAT. Annual Conference. American Planning Association. May 7, 2017

Guest Lecturer. Cornell University. March 20, 2017

Business Ownership and the Racial Wealth Gap. Aspen Institute. December 13, 2016

Race and Community Design. Panelist. Texas A&M University. November 7, 2016

Biking and Equity (and Other Stuff) Keynote. Annual Harrisonburg & Rockingham Bike-Walk Summit. November 4, 2016

Geography Field Trip Panelist. National Cathedral School. October 27, 2016

Community Partnerships - Building a Culture of Bicycling: Broader Equity Conversation. Better Bike Share Partnership Annual Conference. June 23, 2016

Charles Causier Memorial Guest Lecturer. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. April 13, 2016.

What is Complete and Who is All. Complete Streets Forum. Toronto Centre for Active Transport. October 2015. 

Out of the Mouth of Babes: The Black Women Bike Story. Complete Streets Forum. Toronto Centre for Active Transport. September 2015

Rethinking Biking and Equity. Annual Conference. American Planning Association. April 2015

Panelist. Women's Cycling Summit, Richmond Area Bicycling Association, Richmond, VA. October 23, 2014

Be an Outreach Superhero. Annual Conference. American Planning Association. April 2014. 

Entrepreneurship: Starting your own Group. Women's Leadership Summit. George Washington University. March 31, 2014

Out of the Mouth of Babes: The Black Women Bike Story. National Bike Summit. League of American Bicyclists. March 2013

Community Outreach Strategies for Diverse Stakeholders. Rail~Volution. Washington, DC. October 19, 2011

Public Involvement: Plan, Adapt, and Overcome, Annual Conference. American Planning Association - National Capital Area Chapter, March 26, 2011. Presented with Nancy Williams. 

Preventing the Sustainability Divide: Engineers as Leaders in Community Outreach, Annual Conference, National Society of Black Engineers, Toronto, Canada, April 1, 2010. Presented with Chanceé Lundy. 

 A Sustainable City, 94th Annual Conference, International City/County Managers Association, Richmond, VA, September 21-24, 2008. Presented with Bruce Corning and Steve Nesbitt.

 Implementation of Sustainability is a Grassroots Effort, Proceedings, Water Environment Federation Sustainability Conference, June 2008. Presented with Karen Pallansch, Stephen Hayashi, and Bruce Corning.

Impact of Transit Stations on Land Use and Development: Shady Grove Metro Station Case Study in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, Proceedings, Transportation, Land Use Planning, and Air Quality Conference, Orlando FL, July 9-11, 2007.

Master of Planning Thesis: Environmental Inequity in Washington, DC: A Comparison of the Neighborhoods along the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers.January 2004 Cornell University


Community Publications

For three years, I hosted a neighborhood blog called "Life in the Village". This blog was my personal view of my neighborhood in Southeast Washington, DC.

Occasionally, I contribute to Greater Greater Washington.


Personal Publications

While most people do not chose to publish their poems, I have decided to share mine with the world. As the main title, Images in the Mirror suggests, I believe that readers will be able see parts of their own lives in my poems. Putting this collection together was truly a healing experience for me. I experienced the divorce of my parents and the awkward years of middle school and high school. There is someone out there who has had or is having a similar experience.

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