After studying with filmmakers Craig Baldwin and Ernie Gehr, she began making hand processed, experimental films in the mid-1990s. She has worked in the San Francisco film community as a print writer and editor for the past seven years, and also has a professional background in health care policy. She earned bachelor's degrees in Political Science and Film Studies from U.C. Berkeley in 1996, and recently earned her master's degree in journalism from U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism where she studied with acclaimed filmmakers Jon Else and Deborah Hoffmann.
She is currently co-producing a new film with Sam Green entitled The Universal Language and editing a film about San Francisco's summer of love for American Experience (dirs. Gail Dolgin and Vicente Franco).