I am a graduate from the University of Washington with a major in Communication and Spanish. I am interested in Marketing, Sales, Tourism and Travel, Social Media, Education, and diverse cultures. I am a determined and passionate individual who loves to work with diverse groups of people. In my free time I love dancing, snowboarding, traveling, and the beach. I have studied abroad in Spain just returned from teaching English in Barcelona for two years.
Oct 2010 - Jun 2012
Auxiliar de Conversación (English Language and Cultural Assistant)
Ministry of Education
Designed and explained curriculum and worked with other teachers to improve the students English level in two Spanish Elementary Schools. Helped teach art, music, reading, writing, speaking, and pronunciation in English.
Apr 2010 - Mar 2010
No Child Left Behind Coordinator
Help diverse student populations by developing student learning plans, analyzing student assessments, monitoring student progress, and researching and compiling new curriculum for students. I attend school district meetings, provider fairs, tutor orientations, and schools to facilitate tutor observations. I contact and follow up with families, many who only speak Spanish.
Jan 2010 - Mar 2010
Madrona K-8 School
I work with special education children to help them understand new information, improve their behavior skills, and feel comfortable working and speaking in classrooms. I provide solutions and student concerns after carefully monitoring student performance and communication suggestions for improvement.
Jan 2008 - Oct 2009
Office of Annual Giving Caller
University of Washington Office of Annual Giving
Represented the University of Washington when calling alumni or student's parents to raise donations for the University of Washington. Gained verbal communication, customer service, philanthropy, and fundraising skills. I personally raised over $50,000 for the UW.
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009
Read and analyzed film scripts, suggested changes to scripts, made pitches for movies from popular books, researched company information, and presented findings to producers through coverages, spreadsheets, and PowerPoints.
Sep 2009 - Jun 2009
Communication and Marketing Intern
Hillel (University of Washington)
Increased the participation of Hillel events through written and verbal communication skills that included word of mouth, flyers, and social media. Accomplishments resulted in creating a Facebook page and a blog for Hillel.
Oct 2009 - Jun 2009
University of Washington Communication Alumni Board
Help design alumni programming, services and events for Communication alumni and students.
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008
Sales and Marketing Intern
Formulated creative ideas to advertise the ¡Sorpresa! network, created press releases and participated in Launch events by setting up the activities up for customers and used my bilingual skills (English and Spanish) to translate material and speak to the public.