Talks & panels


  • “What’s Opera, Doc? A whirlwind introduction to the beauty and history of opera, with musical examples.” Presented at San Francisco Bay Area Learning Night. September 2015
  • “Deconstructing gender and sexuality in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito.” Presented at the Gates-Cambridge Annual Internal Symposium. May 2014
  • “On silencing, free speech, and harm.” Presented with Chloe Emerson and Morvareed Rezaian at the Ruhlman Conference at Wellesley College. April 2013
  • “The philosophy of mathematics.” Presented to the Society of Midnight Mathematicians at Olin College. November 2012
  • “Hands-on math teaching in high schools.” Presented at Riverdale High School. June 2009


  • Panelist for “Hello, It’s Me! Differentiating Yourself With a Multidimensional Career” at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. October 2017
  • Moderator for “Performing Arts in Europe” panel at the 61st Annual Berlin Seminar of the Fulbright Program. March 2015
  • Panelist for Opera21‘s “Opera and Technology” discussion. January 2014


  • Introductory speaker at the Oregon Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. 2009
  • Graduation speaker for Riverdale High School. 2009
  • Introductory speaker at the Girl Scouts National Leadership Conference. 2008
  • Introductory speaker at the Girl Scouts Columbia River Council Annual Meeting. 2008