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Niomi Sterling

at Community Resource Exchange

Work experience

Sep 2014Present

Program Associate

Community Resource Exchange
May 2014Nov 2014

Project Management Intern

Bookalokal Inc.
Drafted company publishing plan for first edition copies of coffee table book “The Forks of New York” Developed project scope to represent communities of all five boroughs and showcase the diversity of local, culturally influenced cooks in New York City Budgeted project expenses for fundraising through Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign Multitasked completion of individual project deliverables and company marketing strategy assistance Blogged pilot experiences for "The Forks of New York" venture. Managed experimental social media campaigns for "The Forks of New York"
Jun 2013Aug 2013

Resident Assistant

StepUP Intensive Language Program
Assisted students with improving their grammar, organization and writing style. Corresponded and collaborated with Lehigh ESL program to assist cultural immersion of international students Engaged in development and practice of English language skills Marketed and led trips to local and cultural events within the Bethlehem community
May 2013Aug 2013

Humanitarian Engineering Intern

Lehigh University
Participated in interdisciplinary team to develop a small business incubation and entrepreneurship curriculum for implementation in developing communities Created innovative designs and business model canvas for mobile and stationary education units Built and programmed 3D printer for use in larger fabrication lab Communicated research with experts in business, technology, and education



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Lehigh University
Graduated with B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Development. Inaugural class of Mountaintop Projects on Humanitarian Engineering & Sustainable development (Kenya). Traveled to Kenya and lead research in social entrepreneurship opportunities for locals of developing communities with interdisciplinary team. President of National Society of Black Engineers (Lehigh Chapter) for two years increasing student engagement and mentorship between upper classmen and first year students within Lehigh's engineering college.

Certificate of Completion

School for International Training
Semester abroad in South Africa (Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town). Lived locally and explored health systems within South Africa including, community health workers, hospitals, clinics, traditional healers, and rural medicine. Worked with community leaders & non- profits to further understand the impact of development programs on improving global health indicators in South Africa, such as millennium development goals (MMGs) Completed independent research project on entrepreneurship in South Africa.

Manhattan Village Academy
AP Statistics, AP English, AP Calculus, Honors Diploma, Academic Honors for four years. NYC Summer Youth employment program (camp counselor for 2 years).


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