Minda is a skilled researcher with a particular focus on HIV prevention and treatment, and both teaching and direct service experience. She offers exceptional client interface and communication, project management, and qualitative research and analysis skills. She has extensive experience conducting literature reviews, using secondary data, developing protocol design, conducting interviews and focus groups, working with Atlas.ti, and supporting the sharing of findings.
As a Robert and Colleen Haas and Ronald E. McNair scholar, Minda conducted field work in northern Uganda exploring intersections of HIV, gender, and post-conflict marginalization. During that time she also shared information with HIV-positive activists in Uganda about how services are delivered in large urban centers in the United States. She has also served as a counselor and educator for an HIV/AIDS hotline, and was a treatment advocate intern at AIDS Project Los Angeles. Minda is an artist, enjoys climbing trees with her kid, and returns home to Hawai’i as often as possible.
- Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Expertise
- Housing + Community Development