Summary

Managing Editor and Social Media Strategist for Art Works Projects Researching and developing visual advocacy tools to promote women's literacy, social empowerment and political agency. Interested in writing, art and design, photography, and politics.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

Editor

Self Employed
Provides manuscript editing services for a variety of work, including web copy, research reports and grant proposals. Proficiency in the following: APA Citation Chicago Manual of Style
Jan 2009 - Present

Managing Editor

Stories
Responsible for gathering submissions, promoting and developing work for online magazine geared towards cultivating and supporting awareness for human rights issues and social justice causes
Sep 2008 - Present

Blogger

The Writerbabe Series
Blog dedicated to examining pop culture, design and creative well-being
Aug 2008 - Present

Social Media Strategist

Art Works Projects
Responsible for creative and strategical development of Stories for Human Rights, the online magazine component for ArtWorks Projects Researches and develops public programming focusing on empowerment and political agency
Jul 2008 - Jan 2009

Program Associate

Chicago Cultural Center
Budget management for 2006 World Music Festival Volunteer management for 2006 October Site Unseen Performance Art event Responsible for handling media inquiries, expense reporting, payroll and event scheduling
Apr 2007 - Apr 2008

Special Projects Assistant

American College of Surgeons
Marketed clinical nurse continuing education programs for hospitals and healthcare clinics Responsible for managing support personnel for 2007 Clinical Congress Organized company wide networking event for 150+ employees
Jun 2003 - Aug 2003

Creative Assistant

Facets Multi-Media
Researched and scheduled media education workshops Edited proposals and LOIs as well as conducted grant research Coordinated sub-program of the CICFF (Young Chicago Critics)
Jun 2002 - Aug 2002

Cultural Assistant - Dance Festival

Bates College
Considered the largest dance fesitval of the US, a festival that gathers dance students and professionals in a creative forum.

Education

Education
2009 - 2010

Certificate

University of Chicago
2003 - 2003

Certificate

DePaul University
2001 - 2003

BA

Bates College