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Professional Experience

Author - Artist - Architect - Attorney

'Bruise Art Project'

A. I. gets a Soul / 'Going Viral' Pop Culture / Violent Police Gangs.

Hong Kong - Silicon Valley

August 15th, 2015 - Present

Creative writing within the genre of the ‘Great American Novel,’ including illustrations and retrospectives of design work. The ‘Bruise Art Project:’ combines novel, memoir, retrospective, documentary, and design work to create a series of memorable stories, document the author’s life and times, advocate for core reform of American law enforcement culture, enhance harmonious relations between the ‘East’ and ‘West,’ facilitate Mandarin-English language education, and explore the social and metaphysical ramifications of digital/A.I./hologram technologies. The ‘Bruise Art Project’ is intentional in its design as a basis for the production of sequential screenplays in support of a film series. 

Director of International Education

Reimai Consulting Firm

Beijing, CN - Silicon Valley

Nov.  2010 – Aug. 15th, 2015

Provided consulting services for students and families interested in international education opportunities abroad, with emphasis on admissions to U.S. institutions of higher learning. Assessed personal and academic strengths of students. Assisted with planning and guidance through the process of application for admissions. Assisted student/families research appropriate schools for application. Advised on the application process and school selection.

Director of International Education

University of California

Santa Cruz

Feb. 2009 – Oct. 2010

Provided leadership and management for the Office of International Education and its two functional areas: study abroad programs and international student and scholar services. Created strategic and operational plans, managed the budget and fiscal planning. Established new study abroad programming, including initiative in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Supervised staff and set internal policies and procedures. Collaborated closely with UCSC faculty, departments, and committees in support of international programs/services. Worked with administration on initiatives to recruit international students/scholars. Played leadership role on campus promoting internationalization.

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