- I have a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Nevada in Reno (UNR).
- Also from UNR, I have a degree in engineering design and a teaching certificate.
- I prepared promotional material for a national engineering firm for eight years.
- I’ve taught in public schools, including a Title One school, for fourteen years.
- I’ve spoken at Reno City Council meetings and made a difference in the community.
- I’ve been a yogi since 13 and am a licensed yoga instructor.