About Me

I'm a writer, founder, and curious human from rural Massachusetts but currently living in Chicago.

Some things that get me really excited are ownership on a project I care about, creating value for others, optimizing for the human brain, and graphs (i.e., nodes and edges; not just plots and pie charts). Graphs are a weird one, but they stick with me - there's something about them that makes me feel bubbly.

Creating comes first for me - both for my own wellbeing and the value I provide to the world. I love to create tools and stories that help individuals flourish and forge connections with others. For this reason, I'm particularly interested in how we can create a more sustainable, healthier creator economy.

I approach my life with serious intention but am also in, iredibly concerned with enjoying the process and experimenting with the world. I tend to work a lot. I laugh a lot. I'm seriously playful - that's also the name of my newsletter.

I'm currently a student at the University of Chicago and have founded a mental health startup InsightEd, which helps schools understand and support their students' mental health by providing targeted assessments and proven solutions, building healthier communities that cultivate student success.

I find it exciting and important to help people close the gap between "this is the life I'm living" and "this is the life I want to lead."