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Work experience

Feb 2009Present

Office Manager

Management Recruiters

Digitizing candidate database, managing administrative duties, providing computer assistance.

Sep 2008Dec 2008

English Instructor

Escola Universal de Linguas

Designed & taught English training classes on-site for corporate clients, including Deloitte and Caixa Geral Depósitos, the largest bank in Portugal.

Jul 2008Aug 2008

Teaching Assistant

Center for Talented Youth

Collaborated with instructor of “The History & Culture of Moorish Spain.”Lectured, planned & implemented class activities, resolved individual student issues.

Sep 2006Dec 2007

Spanish Tutor

Rinella Learning Center

Peer tutoring in beginning & intermediate Spanish courses.Explained grammar concepts, improved clients’ reading comprehension & study skills.

May 2007Jul 2007

International Research Associate

World Trade Center Illinois

Primary author of Trade Capabilities Assessment Reports intended to guide companies through the beginning stages of exportation.Researched, wrote, & edited reports.Customized reports with market data for 118 companies.

May 2007Jul 2007


Instituto del Progreso Latino

Assisted Spanish-speaking adult students with English & computer skills.Provided administrative services for Citizenship Department.

Jun 2006Jul 2006

Residential Assistant

Center for Talented Youth

Upheld standards of supervision & ensured emotional and social well-being of 12 high-ability girls ages 10 to 13.Planned & executed original daily activities for large groups of students.


Aug 2004May 2008

B.A. International Studies

Sigma Delta Pi, National Hispanic Honorary

President 2007-2008: Led activities of honor society for advanced students of Spanish. Directed meetings, organized society activities, & developed newsletter.

Webmaster 2005-2007: Single-handedly created first website for Miami University chapter.

Inklings, Undergraduate Literary & Art Magazine

Business Manager 2006-2007: Created publication’s budget.Collaborated with Editor-in-Chief

to develop annual plan for magazine & direct submission reviews.

Staff Member 2005-2006: Increased number of Inklings-sponsored events.Designed & executed publicity campaign for magazine.

Women as Global Leaders Conference, Dubai, U.A.E.

Academic Panelist March 2008: Presented paper entitled “Independent Income, Independent Women.”Raised $2,500 of $12,000 travel expenses for 11-member Miami University delegation.

Urban Leadership Internship Program

Summer 2007: One of 25 participants in program focused on professional experience, service-learning, & urban exploration.Received $3,800 stipend.

Scholar-Leader Living-Learning Community

2006-2007: Awarded endowment of over $4,500 based on scholarship, leadership, & service.

Jan 2006May 2006

Study Abroad

University of Virginia

Full-time coursework in Spanish literature, culture, history, & art.  Homestay with native host. “Intercambio” conversational exchange program.





Search Engine Optimization
Taking an online course to learn how to optimize websites for top search engine results.
Digital Photography
Enjoy experimenting with camera and with Adobe Photoshop.  "Israel at 60" Photo Contest, won 2nd place in two categories out of over 150 entries; a few photos available on; just bought a fantastic new Canon PowerShot G9.
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver, and WISERTrade & KOMPASS databases.
Portuguese language
2 semesters of intensive Portuguese language, love of Brasilian music.
Spanish language
Study abroad in Valencia, Spain; upper-level coursework in both Latin American and Spanish literature, history, and culture; obsessed with música latina.

Women as Global Leaders 2008


I am a recent college graduate --creative, curious, accountable, adaptable, and strive to excel at each moment. I am interested in the areas of international business, international trade, economic development, travel, language, writing, and online marketing.


International travel, U.S. travel, writing non-fiction, digital photography, reading, metaphysics, great music from different countries, learning a little about everything.