Rubina Halwani

Rubina Halwani


Higher Education Masters student with expertise in: training/instruction, project management, university operations, creative problem-solving, coordinating special events, and computer proficient.

Work experience

Work experience
Nov 2006 - Mar 2008

Administrative Associate

Stanford University

•    Provided executive-level support to the Associate Director for Housing Operations.

•    Planned appropriate use of the Associate Director's time coordinating multiple meetings, preparing presentations, handling email correspondence and generating reports. •    Streamlined department-wide accounting practices, with annual cost savings of $12k.•    Initiated and managed a historical refurbishment project and created additional meeting space.•    Interviewed and trained 2 new-hire Administrative Associates.•    Wrote 100-page resource manual on administrative duties and university policies. •    Event-planned lecture seminars, training, and recognition programs for small and department-wide staff (10-200 people).

Nov 2004 - Mar 2006

Education Committee Member

City of Bowie

•    Advised council members on education issues impacting the community.•    Event-planned pre-school and college preparation workshops for local families.•    Hosted student and teacher recognition ceremonies attended by city and county officials.•    Reviewed annual operating budget and allocated funds appropriately.

Jan 2002 - Jun 2004

7th Grade Language Arts Instructor

Mattawoman Middle School

•    Taught inclusion, at-risk and honors students from diverse economic/ethnic backgrounds.•    Educated students to enhance reading comprehension, composition and test-taking strategies.•    Presented cross-curricular theme units to 7th grade Math, Science and Social Studies department to further engage students to learning. •    Selected to chair on a steering committee to evaluate and redesign school-wide discipline policy.•    Mentored first-year teachers on innovative pedagogical and classroom management practices. •    Coached after-school improvisation team that placed top 3rd of schools in county competition.


Sep 2008 - Present


University of Iowa
Sep 1998 - Dec 2001

Bachelor of Arts



Web-based Research

Produce high-quality research, extracting accurate data from reliable resources. Performed numerous in-depth analysis on wide scope of topics.


Weddings reception banquets (120 guests), Fund raising dinners, Employee recognition programs, Public speaking engagements, local and national conferences, Web-seminars, Guest lectures, Training sessions.   Experience includes: Efficient time management for set-up, take down. Delegate tasks to appropriate resources. Handle travel arrangements and scheduling logistics within budget.


Utilized software program to input grades. Retrieved data to analyze student achievement.


Documents include: Data tables, Graphic representions, directories, workflow reports


Digital Photography & Editing

Specialize in landscape and special events in photo-journalistic style Work includes: photo collages, slide shows with audio Utilize various digital editing software

MS Word

Documents include: Meeting agendas/minutes, Business letters, Memorandum, Fax covers, Tables, Research reports Published: Training manuals, lesson plans, teaching articles, accounting forms