Uma Ramesh

  • Manchester NH
  • 203-253-6439

First Year AmeriCorps Member


Sep 2016 - Jun 2020

Bachelor of Arts (AB)

Dartmouth College

- Accepted to Dartmouth's Class of 2019, deferred by one year to pursue year of service

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015

High School Diploma

Greenwich High School

- Cumulative weighted GPA of 5.17, honored as Class of 2015 valedictorian
- Earned a score of 5 out of 5 on 14 out of 15 AP Exams taken


Work History
Aug 2015 - Jun 2016

First Year AmeriCorps Member

City Year

- 1700 hr. commitment providing ELA and math tutoring to 13 at-risk 3rd graders 
- Organized academic after school event at Northwest that drew 410 participants, highest turnout on record for City Year

Sep 2012 - Jun 2015

Vice President of Student Concerns

Greenwich High School Student Government

- Recipient of Teens Teach Tech grant from nonprofit Volunteen Nation, taught senior citizens at local center basic digital device skills (text, email, etc.) through 10-workshop session
- Established "soft cap" on number of AP classes students could take

Sep 2013 - Jun 2015

Names Team Steering Committee Member

Anti-Defamation League

- Served on Steering Committee of the Greenwich High School chapter of ADL's Names Can Really Hurt Us program: mobilized nearly 80 Names Team members to implement a full day of anti-bullying programming for incoming freshman class

May 2015 - Jun 2015

Senior Intern

Greenwich Free Press

- Worked for 30 hrs./week with hyper-local news organization
- Established byline, published 4-5 articles per week
- Reported on municipal government meetings, local school events

Sep 2012 - Jun 2015

Editor in Chief

Greenwitch Literary Magazine

- Joined Greenwich High School's literary magazine staff in 2012-13 school year, became Editor in Chief by the end of the year
- Managed staff of approximately 20 students, published two issues each year

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Summer Intern

Volunteers on Call

- Worked 20 hrs/week for local non-profit promoting volunteerism
- Published posts for the organization's blog, operated its Twitter account, implemented public awareness campaign reaching 100s of Greenwich-area residents



French Language Proficiency

- Studied French for 10+ years, achieved a 5 out of 5 on Advanced Placement Exam for French Language and Culture 

Spanish Language Proficiency

- Engaged in nearly one year of rigorous self-study                                                               - Achieved 16% Spanish fluency, as measured by language learning app Duolingo        


- Established bylines with nonprofits Volunteers on Call and Volunteen Nation