Hi! My mission is to build technology that advances civilization.
I love building things. I compete repeatedly on Pioneer, a remote accelerator funding projects and startups built by ambitious outsiders around the world.
I have a strong curiosity for the intersection of computer science and financial systems, because the creation and exchange of value are at the core of humanity. And technology has the ability (and responsibility!) to make that more efficient. I’ve enjoyed writing about these subjects for publications like Hacker Noon.
I was the first in my family to attend college. I graduated from Brown University in Computer Science & Economics, where I was also a teaching assistant, hackathon prizewinner, and founder/president of 3 student organizations.
I grew up speaking Portuguese, Mandarin, and English on a daily basis. I like to read.
Say hello at firstname.lastname@example.org!
If you are a woman, immigrant or URM in engineering/technology, I would especially like to hear from you.
Product Search for peer-to-peer marketplaces. Product Hunt | Demo
Winner on Pioneer, an accelerator for projects and startups by “ambitious outsiders”
Presented in online demo day to audience of 400, including Laura Deming (Longevity Fund), Tyler Cowen (economist), Zach Sims (Codecademy) and Patrick McKenzie (Stripe).
Inspired by CryptoKitties, non-fungible tokens representing elements of clean energy.
Also a winner on Pioneer! Blog
Self-driven project while interviewing at Brex. I read every article I could find about Brex, dug into the company’s customer support pages and “reverse-engineered” the Brex Dashboard while incorporating some ideas for new features.
Real-time, remote “office hours” with verified medical experts. During COVID-19, we hear a lot of advice/news, but don’t always know what’s accurate. So SnapMed is here to democratize instant access to reliable information. Built with 3 fellow engineers during a COVID-19 hackathon! Devpost
Classifying products with using fast.ai’s deep learning libraries. Write-up
Top 40 globally on Pioneer leaderboard. A simple toolbox for the everyday investor: Real-time crypto & foreign exchange price alerts, sentiment, analysis
Conditional spending on Ethereum.
A full-stack dApp for accountability. View on Github
Trained an RNN on 160 whitepapers to generate some crypto-jargon from scratch.
- Winner, Pioneer (remote accelerator)
- Square Code Camp Participant (1 in 20 among 500 applicants)
- Google Women Techmakers Scholarship
- Google Grace Hopper Scholarship
- Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship
- Microsoft Scholarship
- Winner, HackForHer Prize at Microsoft Company-wide Hackathon 2015
- Winner, Usability Prize at Hack@Brown 2014
- Finalist at Carnegie Mellon University Venture Challenge 2016
- Finalist at HackBrazil 2017
- Brown University International Scholarship Committee Grant