Recently she spent a year on a Fulbright Scholarship to the University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. There she taught nonfiction/fiction writing and television production in addition to producing educational television programs on the AIDS epidemic.
She manages a non-profit media organization, Communipod Media, designed to create access to the media for traditionally underrepresented groups. She earned an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research.