Mentoring and Outreach Activities


Graduate-Undergraduate Mentor

2019 | 2020 | 2021

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My Research Team

16 Undergraduate Mentees

  • 3 former undergraduate mentees attend or completed psychology graduate programs 

  • 2 honors theses completed 

    • 1 awarded scholarship for outstanding honors thesis​

  • 1 research grant 

  • 1 conference grant 

  • 6 national conference presentations 

  • 14 local conference presentations 

  • 4 manuscripts in preparation


Peer Tutor | Graduate Statistics

Winter 2019


Professional Development Talks

  • Marketing your research experience. Presented at Bjork Lab Undergraduate Lab Meeting | April 2020, November 2021

  • Panelist on Womxn in Research Career Breakout Session at UCLA's UC Womxn’s Leadership Conference | March 2020

  • Open Science Practices. Presented at Bjork Lab Undergraduate Lab Meeting | October 2020


Community Outreach

  • Guest speaker, “Two heads are better than one!,” Oxbridge Academic Program, Los Angeles, CA | Su21

  • Guest speaker, “Two heads are better than one!,” Toluca Lake Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA | Sp21

  • Masculinity in the Media Symposium Co-Chair (2021), Symposium Committee (2020), Social Media Co-Chair (2019), Contributor (2018-2021), Psychology in Action

  • Learning Assistants Program, Los Angeles, CA.  Presented short talk on optimizing group study to students learning to assist others in undergraduate courses | W21, F20, W20, F19, Sp19, W19

  • Exploring Your Universe Volunteer, Los Angeles, CA | F19, F20

  • UCLA's Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Day, Health and Wellness Panel Co-Chair and Venue Chair | F19

  • Oxbridge Academic Program. Presented seminar Memory in the age of fake news: When and why we fall for inaccurate information to an international group of middle-school students | Su19 


Current Team Members

Emily Marquez

UCLA '24


Asha Khanna

UCLA '22


Ramya Ramakrishnan

UCLA '23

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Team Alumni


Katie Frei

UCLA '22


Layla Tondavi

UCLA '22

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Raha Zahedi

UCLA '22

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Shanae Wong

UCLA '22

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Inez Zung

UCLA '21


Ingrid Tien

UCLA '21

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Bianca Gonzalez

UCLA '21


Rachel Teo

UCLA '21

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Vaishali Denton

UCLA '20

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Rosaline Chow

UCLA '20

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Manya Gupta

UCLA '20


Stephanie Thai

UCLA '20


Kiran Cherian

UCLA '20

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Sierra Hovey

UCLA '19