Bachelor of Arts: KinesiologyRice University － Houston, TXRelevant coursework: Policy Analysis, Public Policy Planning, Advocacy, and Management, Medical Sociology, Health Psychology, and Philosophy of Medicine
Fellowships and Awards
Loewenstern Fellow, 2015
Rich Family Endownment Grant Recepient, 2016
08/2015 to 04/2016
Alternative Spring Break Trip Site LeaderRICE UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR CIVIC LEADERSHIP － Alamo, TX
Coordinated group of 10 students to Rio Grande Valley to examine state and national immigration policies.
Directed logistics, participant selections, community relations, and weekly meetings.
Collaborated with grassroots organizations and refugee shelters
Conducted educational workshops with community members.
Originated immigrant film series to raise awareness on Rice campus.
08/2015 to 04/2016
Vice PresidentHISPANIC ASSOCIATION FOR CULTURAL ENRICHMENT AT RICE
Organized and executed annual cultural and community outreach events. Achieved a 25%-30% attendance increase.
Pursued diversified partnerships with sponsors and organizations to raise club's visibility.
Supported President and administration staff in decision making process on critical issues.
06/2015 to 08/2015
Global Health Project InternAMIGOS DE LAS AMERICAS － Barranquilla, Colombia
Spearheaded sustainable public health initiatives reaching population of 3,000 civilians.
Examined cultural, educational, social and demographic data about community to guide project development.
Connected health professionals to community via series of workshops and activities.
Monitored project progress and adjusted objectives accordingly.
06/2014 to 08/2014
Mexico Center InternBAKER INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY － Houston, TX
Analyzed Mexico's reform policies and presented findings to supervisors.
Participated in drafting, proofreading and editing of journal articles, op-eds, and manuscripts.
Promoted Institute's research and policy initiatives through social media outreach.
Prepared daily compilations of media and news articles of importance to expert analysts.