Kirsten Read

  • Berkeley US-CA
Kirsten Read




Social Media Marketing

Adobe InDesign

French Language


  • Gamma Phi Beta Sorority Eta Chapter, Safety and Wellness Consultant 2012        2010-Present 

Maintained risk management of all activities and acted as a consultant and liaison between the Executive Committee and all members of the chapter.

  • University of California Rally Committee, Director of Community Relations.         2010-Present

Served the university in upholding traditions through organizing and facilitating rallies, leading cheers at sporting events, and volunteering at university-wide events. Organized philanthropy events and strengthened relationship between Rally Committee and other campus groups.

  • Sigma Iota Rho Honors Society in International Studies                                           Present
  • Order of Omega, Vice President of Philanthropy                                                        Present
  • Alternative Breaks, Food Justice Service Trip                                                            Spring 2013
  • Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization                    Fall 2012-Present
  • University of California Berkeley Leadership Award Scholarship Association        2010


international development, conflict resolution, cross-cultural understanding, social entrepreneurship, political theory, micro-finance, negotiation, business consulting, product design and development, investigative journalism, editorial journalism, skiing, music, running, soccer, reading, piano, music theory

Work History

Work History


Placer County Community Development Resource Center

Worked closely with Placer Legacy, a county-wide open space and habitat protection program. Wrote multi-page newsletter and wrote and designed marketing and information products regarding Tahoe Community Basin Plan.

Jan 2013 - Present

Course Threads Apprentice

Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley campus

For this interdisciplinary undergraduate program, research relevant courses, contact professors, organize and add to excel sheets, make classroom announcements regarding the program, manage all student participants, and conduct research for and maintain the website and all social media. 

May 2013 - Present


Immigrant Nation

Help develop website and social media marketing strategy in order to improve quality of user experience and outreach. 

May 2013 - Present

Content Intern


Help develop website, social media marketing strategy, and web content in order to improve quality of user experience and outreach for this eCommerce company devoted to international development and micro-financing. 

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Volunteer and Event Team

Origin Coffee and Tea

For this non-profit resolved to end human sex-trafficking, bused and washed dishes, made drinks, worked the register, and discussed the mission and partner organizations of the shop with customers.

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Camp Counselor


Supported children in Oncology and Sibling summer camps and lead activities for personal and emotional development and growth.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


Auburn Journal

Wrote professional local news articles published twice a week. 

Jan 2008 - Jan 2010

Piano Teacher


Taught the basics of musicianship, theory, and technique to beginning students. Built personalized lesson plans, and worked to ensure that students solidly developed their skills.