Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, she is passionate about digital technology in creative industries. With a degree in international media, her work has taken her from grant-writing for education technology to audiovisual event management. Currently, intellectual curiosity has brought her to Glasgow, Barcelona, and now Rotterdam for an international master’s program in Global Markets & Local Creativities. With the Erasmus University Rotterdam, her on-going research on the development of the Dutch game industry lays the foundation for future synergies between digital media firms, cultural and educational institutions.