Bachelor of Arts: Ethnic Studies, BiologyColumbia University － New York, NY, USA
3.93 GPA (Dean's List 2016-2017)
Coursework in Life Sciences, Comparative Ethnic Studies, American Public Policy, Social Organization & Public Health
09/2016 to Current
Fundraising ManagerColumbia University GlobeMed Chapter － New York, NYDeveloped and implemented novel fundraising events and strategies to fund the sexual/maternal health program of our Ugandan women's empowerment partner organization GWED-G; Exceeded previous goal of $23,000 by 15%, resulting in an increase of annual goal to $30,000; Established new strategies for incorporating health advocacy into fundraising initiatives.
12/2016 to Current
Research AssistantDavid Sulzer Lab － New York, NYConduct behavioral experiments and breeding/maintenance of mice in neuropsychiatry lab examining neural activity in relation to drug addiction and Parkinson's Disease; Plan experiments utilizing advanced imaging/video techniques, diverse motor control testing devices, fiber optical devices, and data analysis softwares.
01/2017 to Current
Under Secretary-General of CommitteesColumbia Model United Nations in NY (CMUNNY XII) － New York, NYDesign, implement, oversee, and develop background materials for committees featured in the Annual collegiate-level Model UN conference and recruit/train committee staff; Increased capacity of conference by 20% and expanded breadth and depth of committee topics.
05/2017 to 06/2017
GROW InternGulu Women's Economc Development and Globalization － Gulu, UgandaStrengthened ties with GlobeMed's partner organization by gaining exposure to organization's operation, enhancing online presence, evaluating effectiveness of funded programs, and revising budget and proposal to accommodate program expansion;
01/2016 to 05/2016
Nutrition & Harvest InternIskashitaa Refugee Network － Tucson, AZRecruited local fruit & vegetable producers and refugees to participate in biweekly harvests, planned harvesting schedule and facilitated produce redistribution to refugee and low-income populations; Created an organized method of cataloging past donors, increased refugee transportation options, and expanded organization publicity amongst young adults.
09/2015 to 05/2016
Teen Coordinator of Sexual Health Film ProjectSouthwest Institute of Research on Women (SIROW) － Tucson, AZDeveloped content and script for comprehensive sexual health film and discussion toolkit geared toward Tucson adolescents; organized project operations and logistics; Spoke at film's official premiere; film was featured as Best Local Short Film in the Tucson Luna Bar Film Festival.