Susan is a first-generation college graduate born and raised in South King County, who graduated in 2013 from the University of Washington with a B.A. in International Studies-Southeast Asia with a minor in Global Health.
When she was an undergraduate, she mentored high school seniors on college access at Federal Way High School (where she graduated from) which sparked her deep passion and career in supporting low-income, first-generation and underrepresented groups in achieving their post-secondary goals. Prior to Summer Search, she was supporting students with their post-secondary pathways as a College & Career Specialist in the Renton School District
When Susan is not working, she likes to spend time with friends and family, travel, hang out with her dog Benji the Frenchie, try out new restaurants, and binge watch Netflix TV shows and movies.