Summary

>Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Prezi, Trello, Tumblr, Westlaw, LexisNexis, HeinOnline, KluwerArbitration, Justis, BAILII, CaseTrack, WorldCat, Project Gutenberg, Adobe InDesign

>Experiences/Skills in Legal Research, Qualitative Research (in the Social Sciences and Humanities), Legal Writing, Interviewing, Editing, Article Writing, Strategic Planning, Student and Organizational Leadership, Public Speaking, Fundraising, Networking, Journalism, and Social Media.

>Fluent in English, Professional Proficiency  in French and Persian, Limited Working Proficiency in Spanish, and Elementary Proficiency in Portuguese.

>Lived in Brazil, Belgium, Czech Republic, Iran, and Pakistan. Traveled to over 20 countries.

Presenting pursuing the first year of the LLB through the University of London International Programmes, and holding an International Baccalaureate Diploma with focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, I am interested in joining an internationally-oriented organization focused on the Law, International Development, and Social Entrepreneurship. With my broad academic, personal and language interests, I hope to use my skills, proficiencies, experiences, knowledge, and personal international background in working as a Legal or General/Development Intern at organizations, thereby working with issues of a legal nature, as well as general international development, social entrepreneurship, and social causes.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - Present

Ambassador

Smart Girls Group

- Promote the prominent women's organization to facilitate membership

- Use social media and email channels to promote the organization to individuals and groups

- Facilitate the sign-up of new members through a unique webpage link

- Answer queries and provide information regarding the organization

- Market on an individual basis the benefits of membership to individuals and groups

- Discuss the individual benefits of membership for interested candidates

Jan 2015 - Present

Contributing Writer

Smart Girls Group

- Write a weekly article for the Run The World Thursdays edition of the weekly Smart Mail newsletter

- Launched and now spearhead the Smart Girls in the World: Spotlight feature article

- Interview notable female leaders from various careers for the weekly feature article

- Create write-ups of the interviews, upload documents to Trello for publishing

Notable female leaders interviewed for Spotlight include:

  • Dayle Haddon, UNICEF Global Ambassador, Founder of WomenOne, and Former Model
  • Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO of Bossed Up, Inc.
  • Lois Herzeca, Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Katie Schloss, Jewellery Designer, Founder and CEO of Three Jane by Katie Schloss
  • Megan Holstein, Founder of Pufferfish Software - Sanah Jivani, Founder of International Natural Day
Feb 2013 - Feb 2013

Workshop Presenter

Association of American Schools in South America

- Represented the EAB Goes Green club at the Annual Educator's Conference 2013

- Attended the two-day conference held at the American School of Brasilia

- Attended the conference as both a workshop presenter and volunteer

- Planned a workshop for conference attendees on sustainable building practices

- Presented a Prezi presentation on the benefits of LEED building practices for schools

- Facilitated discussions regarding the topic, recorded attendees' viewpoints on the subject

Oct 2012 - Oct 2012

Workshop Presenter

Global Issues Network

- Represented the American School of Brasilia at the Global Issues Network Conference 2012

- Attended the three-day conference held at the American School of Sao Paulo

- Attended GIN workshop groups, participated in discussions facilitated by the organizing team

- Planned a workshop for conference attendees on sustainable building practices

- Presented a Prezi presentation on the benefits of LEED building practices for schools

- Facilitated discussions regarding the topic, recorded attendees' viewpoints on the subject

Education

Education
Sep 2014 - Present

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

University of London international Programmes

Pursuing the following modules as part of the LLB program:

  • Common Law Reasoning and Institutions
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Elements of the Law of Contract

Further notable achievements:

  • Completed a Common Law and Reasoning Case Note assignment, in which I was required to produce a case note for a prominent English legal case. Assignment is present here.
2012 - 2014

High School

American School of Brasilia (EAB)

Studied English Literature, History, and Mathematics at the Higher Level, with Spanish, Physics, and Economics studied at the Standard Level for the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Earned the American High School Diploma concurrently with the IB Diploma.

Further notable achievements:

  • Playing the Clarinet as part of the EAB Concert and Jazz Bands
  • Performing at various band concerts held in Brasilia, Brazil between 2012 and 2014
  • Playing as Catcher in the Varsity Girl's Softball team at the Nosso Recanto Athletic Conference
  • Earning two Green Cards for Best Sportsmanship at the Nosso Recanto Athletic Conference

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2014

Surveillance Law

Coursera

Course provided through Coursera by Stanford University. 

Grade Achieved: 86.4%.

Statement of Accomplishment can be viewed here.

Nov 2014

Revolutionary Ideas: An Introduction to Legal and Political Philosophy

coursera verified certificates

Course provided through Coursera by the University of Pennsylvania.

Further details about my performance can be viewed here.

Oct 2014

Social Entrepreneurship

Coursera Verified certificates

Course provided through Coursera by the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Further details about my performance can be viewed here.

Aug 2014

English Common Law: Structure and Principles

Coursera Verified Certificates

Course provided through Coursera by the University of London.

Further details about my performance can be viewed here.

Skills

Skills

Teamwork

Communication

Leadership

Public Speaking

Foreign Languages