Annette has worked for the University of Washington since 2003. She spent six years at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies in the China, Japan, and Korea Studies Programs. Since 2009, she has worked in the Department of Philosophy and served as the departmental UW Combined Fund Drive Coordinator.
Her undergraduate alma mater is UC Santa Barbara. She completed her Masters in Business Administration at Seattle University. Annette also speaks Mandarin Chinese and loves to travel worldwide.