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Last summer my life was changed when I went to work with orphans and vulnerable children in the slum of Kibera. Africa’s largest slum is home to over one million people, the largest population being children. The need is huge and immediate. As I worked with two local organizations, I left with a desire to do more. I helped my church to implement a variety of programs to deepen the relationship with these groups and continue to raise funds for their work.

As I am finding myself looking to change careers into the non-profit world, I believe I bring a unique set of skills.

  • As a journalism and communications major with vast experience in public relations and marketing, Ibring with me the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely while pulling in an audience.
  • Working on the ground in Kenya has given me a first-hand understanding of poverty in the third world and tools to combat it including: empowering local leaders, microfinance, education, clean water, food initiatives and more.
  • My public relations and fundraising experience give me the tools for dealing expertly with donors and their needs and concerns.
  • My organizational skills cannot be beat; I have run the day-to-day operations of a school, production company and numerous plays.

I would love to be a part of a company where my work each day contributes to a greater good. I believe I have the dedication, drive and inter-personal skills it would take to thrive in the non-profit sector. 

Thank you for your time and consideration. Feel free to contact me with any further questions.

Work experience

Public Relations Intern

Teen People Magazine

·Press releases

·Pitches to magazines, news networks and newspapers

·Z100 Zootopia: Trendfest 

Script Supervisor/Assistant to Jo Bonney

The Geffen Playhouse

·Managed all rehearsals, scheduling and call times

·Supervised all script changes, blocking and set design

Development Intern and Assistant

Contemptible Entertainment

·Reception/Assistant duties: rolling calls, booking travel, scheduling meetings, etc.

·Script coverage: written summaries and assessments of the film’s profitability

·Assistant to Neil LaBute (writer/director) on “Wrecks”, starring Ed Harris at the Public Theatre in New York

           Rehearsal management, scheduling, interfacing with the theatre staff and press

Casting Assistant

Aquila/Wood Casting

·Assisted with the casting of The Rite, I Am Number Four, Monte Carlo, The Gates (ABC), The Chicago Code           (Fox), among others

·Handled extremely heavy call volume, scheduled meetings and managed casting sessions

Studio Manager

Aquila Morong Studio for Actors

·Created and distributed all press releases, advertising and email blasts

·Created and implemented various social media marketing campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, blog)

·Handled all inquiries about the studio from agents, prospective students and press


Sep 2002Jun 2006

Bachelor of Arts

Washington and Lee University



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