Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA | September 2016 - Present
B.S., Management Information Systems
Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA | January 2014 - May 2016
A.S., Business Administration & A.S., Economics
Honors Scholar, Dean's List, GPA: 3.55
St. Mary's International School Tokyo, Japan | Withdrew June 2012
AKQA Tokyo, Japan | June 2017 -
Delta Sigma Pi Santa Clara, CA | May 2017 -
VP Professional Development
Delta Sigma Pi Santa Clara, CA | March 2017 - May 2017
Professional Development Coordinator
Humans of Foothill Los Altos Hills, CA | Sep 2014 - April 2016
Creator / Photographer / Designer
Replicated Humans of New York in Foothill College to foster sense of community, belonging, and pride.
Recorded an average of 1,000 audiences per week, with a maximum of 2,788 audiences in one week.
Responsible for creating all of the marketing elements, such as the logos, decals, flyers, and the photographs.
Executed viral marketing to promote the Facebook page by distributing decals and flyers around the campus.
Improved marketing effectiveness by utilizing analytics to monitor user behavior, click-through, unique visitors, etc.
Japan Society of Northern Californa San Francisco, CA | Jan 2015 - Nov 2015
Involved in executing the two annual fundraisers “Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards” and “’Award of Honor’ Gala.”
Played an integral role by applying knowledge gained from experiences in hospitality and customer service.
Served as the bridge between Japan Society and Silicon Valley Japanese Student Association.
Minimized cost of labor for Japan Society by recruiting international students as volunteers.
Provided International students from Japan with volunteer opportunities and exposure to the business world.
Silicon Valley Japanese Student Association SF Bay Area, CA | Dec 2014 - July 2015
Founder / President
Founded the first intercollegiate organization for all of the Japanese international students in San Francisco Bay Area.
United Japanese student communities that were confined to a language school, community college, or university.
Established a centralized platform of communication to ignite inter-school communication and connection.
Managed three teams and undertook organizational development and community outreach.
Expanded the organization to 400 members in 8 months, covering over 10 schools in Northern California.
Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Cambridge, MA | Feb 2015
Delegate, Entrepreneurship Panel
Participated in seminars and case studies on entrepreneurship with students and professors from top universities.
Competed in the business case competition by forming and collaborating with a team of eight participants.
Led the team by initiating and moderating brainstorm session, and development of business plan and the final pitch.
Won first place – tied with another team.
American Eagle Outfitters Tokyo, Japan | Feb 2012 - Feb 2013
Visual Merchandiser / Sales Associate
Responsible for designing the men’s floor layout with emphasis on simplicity and aesthetics to boost sales.
Continuously improved the layout by incorporating color psychology, consumer behavior, customer experience, and trends.
Formulated original solutions to assist the grand opening, which recorded the second highest daily revenue worldwide.