Winnie is a planner focused on transit-oriented development that balances both housing and transportation needs.
She currently plays an integral role on behalf of the firm’s work for the Westside Cities Council of Governments (WSCCOG) to advance subregional policies and programs related to transportation and homelessness.
She is actively involved as the Public Outreach Manager at a local non-profit organization called Project by Project Los Angeles (PbP-LA), which aims to empower and develop leaders within the Asian American community through innovative philanthropy. She also currently serves on the board for the Friends of Park 101 to promote the creation of a freeway cap park in downtown Los Angeles.
She is a member of the American Planning Association (APA) Los Angeles Chapter and currently serves on the Programs Committee where she helps plan and implement general programming, as well as develop workshops and training for APA members’ professional development.
She received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Public Policy and Administration from California State University, Sacramento, and a Master of Planning from the University of Southern California (USC). She is also a graduate of the USC Ross Minority Program in Real Estate. In her free time, Winnie takes her dog to agility classes where they train together to perform in advanced-level obstacle courses.