Former Miss Texas 2022
For 365 days, I advocated for my platform, Y’all Means All. I aimed to make every child feel at home through policy writing, diversity & inclusion school programs, digital representation, and my international nonprofit, The Tulong Foundation. I was the state wide and national ambassador for The Texas Cares for Children 501(c)(3).
Microsoft GenZ Summit
May 2022 | Virtual
St. John's University First Generation Seminar
August 2022 | New York
Empire State of Law Legal Conference
August 2022 | New York
New York University Law Society | Virtual
October 2022 | Virtual
University of Southern California | Ignite Conference
October 2022 | In Person
My Platform | Y'all Means All
Belonging is a fundamental human need. The feeling of "belonging" has a critical impact on a child's overall wellbeing and academic performance. I aim to make every person feel that they belong through diversity and inclusion efforts. These efforts include policymaking, legal advocacy, digital representation, my keynote speeches, and my international nonprofit.
MY NONPROFIT | THE TULONG FOUNDATION
Founded in 2015 alongside my mom, The Tulong Foundation's mission is to ensure that every child has equitable access to education, food, and wellness resources. Our previous philanthropic projects include building a library, constructing water wells, and providing micro-entrepreneurial loans to women in provincial villages. To date, the Tulong Foundation has financially supported more than 45 students in South East Asia. We are formally partnered with the United Nations, UNICEF, and Southern Methodist University.
$50,000 in Scholarships Won
I entered my first Miss Texas local competition with just $50 in my checking account. I needed money for law school. I wore an old prom school dress, borrowed a suit from my mom, and fundraised my registration fee through friends and family. One local later, I was hooked! If you are interested in competing, please don't hesitate to reach out by emailing me below.
Bold Advocate & Public Speaker
Argued on behalf of a client for full child custody in a domestic abuse case and won
Provided pro bono legal services to Texas women who were abused by their partners
Delivered speeches on behalf of the AAPI community at several vigils, rallies, and protests in Texas
International Nonprofit Director
Founded the Tulong Foundation, a nonprofit that provides scholarships, micro-entrepreneurial loans, and educational workshops to women and girls in Asia
Partnered with the United Nations & Recognized by the Clinton Foundation
Worked in the legal department at Susan G. Komen, one of the largest breast cancer research nonprofits in the world
Social Media Extrordinaire
Aquired close to one million followers across social media
Spearheaded TikTok's first educational learning initiative
Partnered with Microsoft for a three month brand campaign to make college more accessible for margainalized communities
Developed an app that helps formally incarcerated Texans determine eligibility for record expungement
As Miss Texas
Established the first Lone Star Princess Scholarship Fund
Traveled more than 28,000 miles in four months
Made more than 200 appearances, interviews, and sponsor visits in four months, averaging 50 events every 30 days
Published a children's book on the importance of diversity and inclusion
Hosted an informational candidate workshop series, with more than 200 attendees
Book Me & My School Program
I have several school programs that address cyber bullying, social media, inclusivity, cultural appreciation, and college readiness. I require a two week notice. I am available to travel across the Lone Star state. Thanks to Texas Cares for Children foundation, I can provide educational resources and programming to Title 1 Schools at low or no cost to students and teachers.