Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Jun 2009

Grants Coodinator/Projects Assistant

Global Village Foundation
  • Analyzed and evaluated the utilization of funds and results of the organization’s educational project for over 1,000 schools in central Vietnam
  • Supported the activities of all professional and administrative project staff
  • Authored and submitted a grant proposal seeking over $250,000 in educational funding to provide books and hold training workshops for over 1,000 schools
  • Collaborated with project team members and researched necessary data from external sources for budget preparation and control
  • Managed relationships with potential sponsors, funding agencies, and other partners
  • Authored and submitted a grant proposal seeking over $150,000 in funding to renovate 18 blind massage centers
  • Represented the Foundation to key project-related sponsors and constituents at informal meetings and conferences as necessary
  • Established contact with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for potential collaboration with project partners in Vietnam
  • Maintained and stayed abreast of current news related to external funding for the Foundation
Feb 2008 - Feb 2009

Self Employed

Various, Inc. Companies
  • Providing sales and informational technology support to various companies in Orange County.  Please contact me for further details
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Lead Researcher
  • Led and facilitated the collection and organization of field data using interviews, surveys, etc. in a comparative project involving the U.S. and China
  • Planned and coordinated data analysis meetings with research team
May 2005 - Sep 2007

Project/Systems Manager

San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD
  • Developed the technological backend infrastructure for an online educational application used for elementary school students
  • Led the deployment of a software project across seven national partner organizations/universities that resulted in 50 new clients
  • Oversaw the administration of a $10 million dollar supercomputer which provides computing services to users worldwide
  • Streamlined the deployment of a center wide software project used on $50,000,000 worth of assets which created hundreds of new clients
  • Directed weekly meetings with both company associates and clients in attendance to update all on project progresses, address customer business needs, and translate business needs into application and operational requirements
  • Held training sessions consisting of 30 staff on usage of new software
  • Oversaw relationships with software providers involved in the project
  • Developed and trained both new team members and interns
Mar 2004 - Apr 2005

Systems Manager

  • Managed $1 million dollars worth of computing assets for use by 100+ customers
  • Initiated, managed, and coordinated the development and deployment of a project that cut down software installation time from 8 hours to just 30 minutes.  The results were then used by a team of over 50 system administrators resulting in loss prevention of $3.64 million annually


2000 - 2003


University of California, Riverside


To obtain a position as a programs assistant at a progressive non-profit organization with an emphasis in technology and education


I am currently seeking a position as a program assistant at a progressive non-profit organization with an emphasis in technology and education either in the U.S. or Vietnam

* Driven, motivated professional with a passion for creating growth. Experienced in human, capital and project management * Critical thinker and strategist with the ability to effectively analyze situations and problems to determine the most favorable outcome * Demonstrated attention to detail with strong verbal, written and computer skills


Non-profit organizations, education, technology