Education

Education

University of California, Berkeley

2012 - 2014

MASTERS of PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Awarded merit scholarship and high honors, courses in statistics and health policy
  • Courses in project management and entrepeneurship at  Haas Business School  and user experience design at Berkeley School of Information

Harvard University

2004 - 2008

BACHELOR of ARTS

  • Honors  thesis published as "'First, What is Harm?': The Political Dilemmas of Humanitarian Aid to Burma (Myanmar)." AIDS, Security, and Conflict Initiative. Report 14. September 2008.
  • Awarded Trustman Fellowship, Harvard Human Rights Fellowshp, and Dean's List, 2007

Work History

Work History

Blue Shield of California

2014 - Present

Senior Business Analyst

  • Analyzed markets and financial data (SAS, Excel, SQL) and developed strategy for negotiations with hospital systems in the $1-4 billion range
  • Managed negotiation support project with operations team of 28 to save company over $30 million
  • Helped manage a project with a $700,000 budget to implement an online contract management portal for network managers

Council for American Ambassadors

2012 - 2013

Director of Social Media and Community Outreach

  • Developed the communications and social media marketing strategy
  • Received fellowship to work on human rights issues at U.S. State Department (2007)

World Health Organization

May 2012 - Sep 2012

Research Intern

  • Analyzed (SAS, R) quantitative policy indicators of 57 countries and developed database used by 4 UN agencies to track progress on reducing maternal and child mortality 

Douglas B. Marshall Jr. Family Foundation

2010 - 2011

Consultant

  • Developed grant metrics and application procedures, identified 3 investments for board of directors, and improved website user experience 

Ummeed Child Development Center

2009 - 2010

Chief of Staff

  • Devised and implemented technical processes to improve internal communication and scale up services to 650,000 families in India
  • Successfully obtained over $250,000 in grants and saved $60,000 in costs

Aung Za Bu 

2008 - 2009

Founder and President

  • Founded non-profit to provide access to education for over 800 students in rural Myanmar
  • Led a team of 22 teachers and developed an income-generating project to fund the salaries of 10 full-time employees

Global Health Access Program

2008 - 2009

Program Coordinator

  • Coordinated the supply chain, budgets, and staff trainings for two reproductive health programs serving 150,000 people in Thailand, China, India, and Myanmar
  • Managed the training of 120 midwives and 15 community health workers in basic emergency obstetric care
  • Designed the health information systems of 3 partner organizations and led user trainings