Hi, I'm a language nerd based in Brooklyn.

I’m a software engineer on the localization team at Shutterstock, helping the site run smoothly and multilingually, and working on projects to improve user experience across languages.

Previously, I was doing research on machine translation and language processing for low-resource languages advised by Jaime Carbonell and Graham Neubig in the Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

I got my Bachelors in Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin working with Katrin Erk on lexical substitution and lexical translation using distributional semantic models. While in Austin, I also worked as a data scientist at People Pattern, building odds and ends for demographics classification and sentiment analysis.

On the weekends you can catch me reading comics in coffee shops, making elaborate conlangs, and sometimes taking photos.