Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Present

Leadership Gifts Associate

International Rescue Committee
Jan 2015 - Jun 2015

Program Coordinator

LeAp - Learning through an Expanded Arts Program
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Community Engagement Junior Team Member

Pencils of Promise
  • Powered marketing, event planning, and donor engagement initiatives, particularly pertaining to building relationships with new donors 
  • Drove successful campaigns, such as a scholarship drive and the Pencils of Promise New York City Marathon team
  • Implemented fundraiser and donor management through the utilization of StayClassy, SalesForce, and ExactTarget
Oct 2014 - Dec 2014

Communications Intern

US Human Rights Network
  • Co-managed the annual Universal Declaration of Human Rights Day campaign by editing and assisting with the creation and content management of six PSAs
  • Established relationships with grassroots organizations to ensure that USHRN crafted the best stories for the campaign, while also serving the interests of those organizations
  • Created successful online outreach and promotion using Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, blogs, etc
  • Mastered the use of Drupal to supply a consistent stream of news and information to the USHRN web page
Feb 2013 - Feb 2014

English Language Teacher

Chungdahm Learning
  • Consistently ranked one of the best educators at the branch, with an average student survey and retention rating of 93.62%
  • Beta tested and excelled in a new smart classroom technology program that was implemented Fall 2013, using Samsung tablets to radically change the way elementary and middle school students develop and learn English as a foreign language
  • Represented CDI as a lead reporter at the 14th Annual World Knowledge Forum, an international business summit in Seoul, South Korea. Attended forums to record and inform on the panels and content ranging from economics, politics, technology and education. Articles were published under strict deadlines on the official WKF web page.
Sep 2012 - Nov 2012

Lead Campaign Director

Work For Progress
  • Supervised get-out-the-vote campaigns that facilitated the successful re-election of President Obama and the election of Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster
  • Executed hiring decisions by recruiting from within local communities, while cultivating a welcoming and motivating atmosphere for a team of 4 assistant directors and 20-40 canvassers
  • Designed training strategies to develop effective GOTV skills, including door-to-door voter persuasion and mobilization, to enable canvassers to interact with several hundred potential voters a week.
  • Managed the logistics and administration of the campaign offices, such as payroll and shift coordination.
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

Assistant Director

Grassroots Campaigns, Inc
  • Hired, trained, and ran a peak staff of 30 canvassers to fundraise for organizations such as The Nature Conservancy, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Conservation Law Foundation.
  • Canvassed 4 days a week to help maintain standards and lead by example, personally raising several thousand dollars in much needed funds
  • Organized a final push of the Clean Air Defense Campaign in Philadelphia, PA, generating over 300,000 petition signatures nationwide
Sep 2011 - Apr 2012

Public Outreach & Social Media Intern

Restore the Earth Foundation
  • Established and managed online marketing campaigns
  • Effectively drove organization awareness, engagement and traffic to social media pages (twitter, facebook, wordpress, flickr, etc.)
Jan 2011 - May 2011

Communications & Advocacy Intern

The Irish Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children
  • Edited, updated and submitted vital information for the Society's website.
  • Created an archive of printed material from the past 50+ years for online publication and research
  • Constructed templates for and revised press releases, particularly pertaining to the Irish Children’s Bill of Rights


Jan 2008 - Jan 2012


Ithaca College

Bachelor of Arts Degree of Culture & Communications

      -Concentration in Media & Cultural Studies

      -Minor: Deaf Studies

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Peace & Conflicts Program

IES Abroad

An in depth study of Northern Ireland’s past and the conditions and possibilities for a just, permanent peace in post-conflict Ireland. Fieldwork was also conducted in Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Additional Leadership

  • goods for good Young Professionals Committee, (September 2014-Present)
  • Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Member (April 2014-Present)
  • Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - NYC Chapter Member (September 2014-Present)
  • Big Brother Big Sister Korea; Volunteer Head Rugby Coach (August 2013-March 2014)
  • Recipient of the ALANA Academic Silver Star Award (2010-2012)
  • Ithaca College Women’s Club Rugby   (September 2008-May 2012)
    • President, January-May 2010; Social Chair, May 2010-May 2012
  • Buzzsaw, Contributing Columnist, Ithaca College   (September 2011-May 2012)
  • IES Dublin Newsletter, Research Editor (January-May 2011)
  • Ithaca College Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Club (September 2010-May 2012)