American University · Washington, DC · May 2019

  • BA in PR/Strat Comm · Minor in Sociology · 3.77 GPA (cum laude) · Abroad: Brazil

Hackley School · Tarrytown, NY · Jun 2015

Professional Experience

PR Intern · Stratacomm LLC · Washington, DC · Feb 2019 – present

Podcast Host · Workie Institute for Social and Educational Research · Arlington, VA · Aug 2018 – Jan 2019

  • Produced a 10-episode podcast series on promoting inclusion in schools and the workplace.

Student Ambassador · CET Academic Programs · Washington, DC · Jan 2018 – Dec 2018

  • Published 5 blogs to the company website as the official São Paulo abroad program blogger. 
  • Promoted company to prospective students at class info-sessions, fairs, and sponsored events.

Marketing Specialist · Open Door Family Medical Centers · Ossining, NY · Jun 2012 – Jan 2018

  • Launched a grassroots relocation campaign that collected 800 signatures, mobilized a lobbying group, and published an article that was “Top 5 Trending” for 2 weeks on local Patch news site.
  • Trained over 600 clients/100 staff in the use of electronic health records app, Healow. Wrote script and starred in app promotional video that finished 3rd in developer’s national competition.
  • Measured service delivery by conducting 9 focus groups and 4,000 surveys. Insights were used to amend staff training, enhance digital branding, and target new markets.
  • Organized 50+ outreach events in partnership with local businesses and public officials.

Executive Director · American University PRIDE · Washington, DC · Aug 2015 – Dec 2017

  • Supervised a team of 8 that developed, funded, and promoted events for LGBTQ students.
  • Managed weekly newsletter reaching over 250 and social media accounts reaching 3,000+ students/alumni.
  • Founded mentorship program to pair new students with upperclassmen, faculty, and alumni.
  • Served on panels and facilitated trainings on awareness and inclusion of LGBTQ students.

Outreach Intern · U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand · New York, NY · May 2017 – Aug 2017

  • Monitored media and constituent opinions to support Senior Policy Advisor in drafting press statements.
  • Set up A/V equipment and directed hundreds of guests/staff at press events and town halls.
  • Drafted and edited grants, media advisories, media pitches, newsletters, and press releases.

Admin Intern · U.S. Congresswoman Nita Lowey · White Plains, NY · May 2015 – Jan 2017

  • Helped develop a strategic plan to address crisis involving local hospital’s medical records leak.
  • Scheduled Congresswoman for over 50 event appearances and oversaw office calendar.

Admin Intern · N.Y. Assemblywoman Sandy Galef · Ossining, NY · Jun 2013 – Aug 2013   

  • Researched and drafted a healthcare bill advocating for accessible nutrition labels.
  • Appeared on and composed questions for weekly public-access cable show, Sandy’s Corner.
  • Edited and wrote articles for monthly constituent newsletter. Drafted grants, invitations, and media pitches.

Certifications · Brandwatch, Google, Meltwater Analytics · CITI Human Research · First Aid/CPR · AFAA Group Exercise

Languages · Spanish, native · Portuguese, conversational · French, conversational  

Software · Adobe Suite · Canva · Cision · iMovie · Microsoft Office · intertrac · NPG · PicMonkey · Sprout Social · WordPress

Select Awards

US State Dept Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship · Nov 2017

Awarded competitive grant to study in São Paulo, Brazil and was later selected to maintain blog.                      

Hackley School Royal A. Clark Award · Jun 2015

Awarded to graduating senior who demonstrated commitment to leadership and service.

New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit · Aug 2014

Awarded for organizing school auction and raising $3,600 for Open Door Family Medical Centers.

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