I have my bachelor's degree in Native American Studies from Indiana University and my master's degree in Museum Studies from George Washington University.
I have contributed to Sonoma Magazine, North Bay Voyager, Sonoma Index-Tribune, Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, North Bay Woman, NorthBay Biz, Huffington Post, Nuvo Newsweekly, Sonoma Valley Sun, and the Bohemian. I have also been featured on KQED Forum as a guest for my reporting during the 2017 North Bay Fires.
As a photographer, I shoot historic sites, auto racing, and special events. My photography has been published by WAMU, California State Parks, ROAR, Washington Post, Utne Reader, NBA, Motorburn, Red Bull, Nature World News, Buzzfeed, Christian Post, KNPR, Thrillist, Frommers, Lonely Planet, Financial Observer, Hilton, PETA, Joie de Vivre Hotels, the National Park Service, and more.
I have been editing Wikipedia for over 14 years. I am the former Wikipedian in Residence at the Smithsonian Institution and Library of Congress and former Susan B. Miller Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. My efforts to encourage more women to edit Wikipedia and cultural institutions to partner with Wikimedia has been featured in Smithsonian, Slate, the Atlantic, East Bay Express, the Daily Dot, The Mary Sue, Tech Republic, Linux Magazine and on KCRW, National Public Radio, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.