How'd I become an urban designer / teacher / database dev / podcaster? Funny story...
Discovered the field of Urban Planning, fell in love!
Earned the Law Offices of Adrienne D. Cohen Award for Excellence in Advanced Field Study
Earned a BA in Urban Studies from UC Irvine
Earned a Dean's Merit Scholarship from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Earned a Master of Planning degree from USC
Joined APA Award-winning firm Gruen Associates as an Urban Designer
Earned the APA LA's Academic Award
Became an AICP Candidate
Became a Community Leader on the Airtable Community Forums
Joined the BuiltOnAir Podcast as a Co-Host
Became Adjunct Faculty at USC
Joined APA LA's Young and Emerging Planners Committee