Benefits Outreach Specialist
Why Benefits Data Trust?
"The sense of a shared desire to contribute positively to the world. To hopefully make some cool friends while learning more about the systems BDT uses to help connect people to supports."
Your guilty pleasure (Music, TV Show, Movie, etc):
Anything composed by Max Richter, Willian Grant Still, and Duke Ellington.
Can’t go a day without:
Listening to music
One accomplishment you are most proud of:
Organizing a two-day assembly speaking to 1,200 students about the importance of education to break generational Maladaptive cycles.
Hidden talent most people don’t know about:
I’m creative and I meditate when I do any art whether it’s crafts, writing, songs, or cooking.
Music, art, writing, video games, going to walks when it’s nice out and eating good food.
Best advice ever received:
True freedom comes when you have the bravery to be your most authentic self.
I’ve done some neighborhood clean ups and event coordination for the HOMIE Foundation. I’ve also worked with Mastery Charter and I completed a City Year corpus year in 2011.
One item on your bucket list:
Horseback riding and I want to learn how to grow vegetables.
If I had chosen another career, I would have been…:
An artist or organizational development consultant.