I have been a featured speaker on LGBTQ rights and immigration, social entrepreneurship, and public good technology. 

Major Presentations & Panels 

  • 2019 Independent Sector’s Upswell Chicago (Speaker - Science/Tech Demonstration, November 2019).

  • 2019 National LGBT Bar Association’s Lavender Law Conference (Panelist, August 2019).

  • 2018 World Refugee Day Panel (Panelist at closed meeting with Refugee Congress' LGBTI Caucus & LGBT Congressional Equality Caucus to recognize the struggles of LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers), Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. (20+ attendees, June 2018).

  • 2018 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Panelist, Clinton Foundation Annual Briefing (Panelist for discussion on the impact of CGI U by featured CGI U alumni; Panel Moderator: Chelsea Clinton) (75+ attendees, May 2018).

  • 2018 International Women's Day Panel Discussion: Impact of Gender-Based Violence Against Women Seeking Asylum in the U.S. & Status of International Policy Solutions (hosted by the Refugee Alliance Network), Rayburn House Office Building, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. (Panel Moderator) (40+ attendees, March 2018).

  • 2017 Caravan Studio's Public Good App House: Festival of the Americas in Washington, D.C. (Panelist at Opening Plenary Session on Public Good Technologies & Speaker at Refugee Apps Panel) (300+ attendees, November 2017).

  • 2017 Social Good Hackathon (hosted by Uber) at the Lesbians Who Tech + Allies New York Summit (40+ attendees, September 2017).

  • 2017 Thirty Second Pitch at CreativeMornings/Washington, D.C. (part of a series on Equality) (260+ attendees, July 2017).

  • 2017 Harvard Social Enterprise Conference (SECON) Pitch Competition at Harvard in Cambridge, MA (Finalist) (40+ attendees, March 2017).

  • 2016 Millennium Campus Conference (MCC16) at Howard University in Washington, D.C. (500+ attendees, August 2016). *Recorded presentation in advance to screen at conference.

  • 2016 United Nations Global Initiative Program at New York University (NYU) (250+ attendees, March 2016).

  • 2015 "Queer Voice in the World" Program at Philadelphia's William Way LGBT Community Center (50+ attendees, December 2015).

  • 2015 Business Today (BT) Impact Challenge at the BT International Conference in New York City (150+ attendees, November 2015).

  • 2015 Millennium Campus Conference (MCC15) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City (500+ attendees, August 2015).