Accomplished recent graduate with academic experience in political science, economics, public policy, and research methods. Strengths include leading projects and learning new concepts with ease. Seeking a career in law that is both personally fulfilling and, which brings constructive change to my community.
Strong verbal communication
Strong Written Communication
The Arc of Shelby CountyBusiness Development Intern | Pelham, AL | August 2014 - July 2015
Created promotional tools, which helped the organization secure an increase in funding from United Way.
Created promotional materials for, and aided in the organization of all fundraising, and community events.
Created all organizational newsletters.
Americorps VISTA ProgramDirector of Business Development- The Career Building Academy | Walsenburg, CO | July 2015 - January 2016
Job duties required me to build and maintain relationships that benefit both the organization and the community.
Worked directly with TCBA's CEO and Executive director to secure a building from El Paso County that will serve as a satellite office for Colorado Springs' Department of Human Services. The students will renovate the building as part of their construction education.
Worked with one of our partners to bring a sustainable agriculture program to the school.
Worked with VFWs to secure funding for the construction of a home that will serve as the students' community project for the year. Upon completion of construction, the home will house families visiting loved ones in a nearby VA nursing home.
AMERICORPS VISTA PROGRAMCommunity Engagement Specialist- Birmingham City Schools | Birmingham, AL | January 2016 - Current
My job duties require me to research and reach out to potential partners in order to form mutually beneficial relationships for the school system, as well as manage existing relationships.
Initiated two key partnerships which resulted in the adoption of Oxmoor Valley Elementary by the Birmingham Bar Association, and a drinking/texting and driving awareness program to be put on by the law firm Hollis Wright.
Designed a web page dedicated to increasing awareness of educational enrichment opportunities in the Birmingham area.
Currently in the process of recruiting and organizing volunteers for Birmingham City Schools' annual career fair.
High School DiplomaVirgil I. Grissom High SchoolHuntsville, AL | 2011
Graduated with a 3.7 GPA
Captain of football team
Participated in Junior Civitan
Bachelor of SciencePolitical ScienceUniversity of MontevalloMontevallo, AL | 2015
Graduated Magna Cum Laude (3.8 GPA)
Dean's List each year I attended
Earned an "A" for my undergraduate research on the misappropriation of resources in states implementing regressive tax policies.
Member of Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity, where I served as the Judicial Board Chair, and New Member Educator.
Earned an "A" for my coursework in Research Methods