Experience


Web Editor & Contributing Writer • The Brooklyn Ink January 2013-Present

Updated stories, coding, applications and widgets for www.thebrooklynink.com.

Contributing writer • Woman Around Town Online Magazine, New York City July 2011-March 2012

Wrote articles for the lifestyle section about fashion, culture, and the human condition. www.womanaroundtown.com.

Development & Fundraising Intern • American Legacy Foundation September 2011-December 2011

Wrote E-Newletters to regular donors and wrote weekly articles for “Insider,” the Legacy company website.

Head Director of Columbia’s America Reads • Community Impact at Columbia University September 2009- May 2011

Served as Head Director of Columbia University’s chapter of AR in 2010. Interviewed, hired, and coordinated seventy-two unpaid and federal work-study volunteers. Worked with five Harlem public schools, and served as liaison between Community Impact staff and America Reads coordinators and volunteers. Organized and executed three workshops for America Reads volunteers. Awarded the Silver Kings Crown Leadership Award in 2012, among other awards for my work in the previous three years. Before serving as the Head Director, I served as the America Reads Treasurer in 2010, America Reads Program Coordinator in 2009, and as a tutor since 2008.

Education Resource Guide and Trainer September 2010- May 2011

Designed and presented a workshop for literacy volunteers at the Read On program in Miami, Florida. Planned and executed two education-training workshops for 150 Community Impact volunteers in New York City.

English Teacher • English Teacher’s Heaven, Seoul, South Korea Summer 2011

Instructed business executives to improve their English conversational skills.

English Teacher and Volunteer • Infa Orphanage, Riobamba, Ecuador Summer 2009

Taught basic verbal English skills, cooked and cared for 35 kids aged from 3-17.

Radio Programming Intern • WKCR Jazz and Latin American Music Programs Fall 2008

Selected music, designed program layouts, and presented live programs, Som do Brasil, and Out to Lunch.