Design: SEATTLE JOURNAL FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

Artwork for Volume 14, Issue 2 of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice.

Design: Seattle Journal for Social Justice

Cover art for Volume 14, Issue 2 of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice.

Family Planning in Kenya: Empowering Adolescents

When Josephine Kimani needed a form of birth control, she chose the cheapest and easiest solution: emergency contraception. Also known as the morning after pill, emergency contraception has a 95 percent success rate… Continue reading

Kenya: Sexual Violence, Poverty, and Child Mothers in Busia County

Beatrice is sitting at the edge of her seat as she speaks quietly about how she became pregnant at the age of 15. She looks away when she describes her frustration. Read the… Continue reading

Design: Wayfarer Post

I created the logo and customized the website for the Wayfarer Post.

Digitizing the Dialogue: storytelling and solutions are at our fingertips

Global health professionals are implementing new ways to approach sexual health and storytelling.

Prioritizing Gender Equality in Global Health: “It’s all social construct”

Gloria Feldt, Grace Poore, and Sutapa Basu discuss gender disparities, sexual violence, and power dynamics.

Tech Sandbox: The playground of neural engineering

A game player uses Thalia, a wearable interactive system, and then smiles in order to keep a unicorn in flight as it jumps through rainbows.

Identification of Causative De Novo Variants in Childhood Epileptic Encephalopathies

Presentation for research done under the Mary Gates Research Endowment in 2014, at the University of Washington Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Divison of Genetic Medicine, Mefford Lab.

Targeted resequencing in epileptic encephalopathies identifies de novo mutations in CHD2 and SYNGAP1

Epileptic encephalopathies are a devastating group of epilepsies with a poor prognosis, for which the majority have unknown etiology.

Toast Ballard: artisan toast in Seattle

In the tiniest kitchen he has ever worked in, Frank Travino cuts up inch-thick bread from a local bakery and tops it off with house-made date jam and goat cheese.

UW MSA offers roses to raise awareness of childhood hunger

With more than 800 registered student organizations at the University of Washington, it can be difficult to capture the attention of over-scheduled, exhausted students.

Redmond cellist qualifies for national competition

As a tiny fourth-grader, Audrey Chen was drawn to the biggest instrument in the music room: the cello.

Student squeezes beauty pageant into busy schedule

The sheer course load involved with the rigorous curriculum overwhelms many International Baccalaureate diploma students, but that hasn’t stopped Ava Trindeva from running for Miss Teen Washington USA this year.

GRIN2A mutations cause epilepsy-aphasia spectrum disorders

The epilepsy-aphasia syndromes (EAS) are a group of rare, severe epileptic encephalopathies of unknown etiology with a characteristic EEG pattern and developmental regression, particularly affecting language.

King County: Dropout rates have improved but disparities persist

Fewer kids are dropping out of high school in King County — but the improvement hasn’t made a dent in a persistent racial disparity. Hispanic, Native American and African-American students consistently have the… Continue reading

Design: Mefford Lab

I created the logo for the Mefford Lab at the University of Washington Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetic Medicine.

Exploring the Genetics of Seizures in Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome

Presentation for research done under the Mary Gates Research Endowment in 2013, at the University of Washington Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Divison of Genetic Medicine, Mefford Lab.