Native French and English speaker
* Dedicated and creative educator
* Enjoys a challenge and thrives on collaboration
* Truly global outlook with a service orientation
08/2011 to 01/2012
International Student AdvisorUniversity of Delaware － Newark, DE
Advised international students on student visas, work permits and related matters.
Collaborated with colleagues on projects to improve international student life.
Key participant in student orientations for various schools on campus.
04/2010 to 06/2011
International Student Advisor & Student Services CoordinatorDrexel University English Language Center － Philadelphia, PA
Advised international students on immigration and student life matters.
Led a 3-day orientation twice a term, four times a year.
Designed, implemented and lead weekly activities in American Cultural Connections.
Participated in the Student Life Committee and Administrative Committee.
08/2008 to 04/2010
Assistant DirectorUniversity of Notre Dame － Notre Dame, IN
Programs, International Student Services & Activities.
Initiated, developed and implemented International Ambassador Program - a student leadership program for international and domestic students.
Led the team in orientation of international students.
Directed "ESL for Spouses" program, International Women's Club, Family Friendship Program, Conversation Exchange Partners, and Speakers Bureau, and coordinates Tax Assistance Program.
Designed and led field trips for international students.
Planned and led International Education and Festival Week activities.
Led communication by producing a monthly newsletter and a Programs website.
Advised international students and international clubs.
Supervised three part-time ESL teachers and four student workers.
08/2007 to 07/2008
Colleges of the Fenway － Boston, MA
Advised students in this six-member consortium of colleges on multi-step procedure for studying abroad; led information sessions for students on study abroad options and processes, coordinated four yearly pre-departure orientations for travel courses and semester/summer/year programs and managed networking reception to bring together faculty and staff involved with Asia and the Middle East across the consortium.
08/2007 to 06/2008
Teacher and Part Program DirectorTahirih Peace Institute ESOL Program, Boston Bahá'í Center － Boston, MA
Coordinated volunteer-run program for English learners.
Trained teachers, designed curriculum and met with Board to assess quality of program.
02/2007 to 06/2007
Research AssistantLiteracy Assistance Center － New York, NY
to Professor John Comings: Conducted participant interviews of teachers and students to evaluate health literacy programs of a health literacy initiative.
Information on preventative health care had been integrated in English health literacy training Program.
01/2007 to 05/2007
Graduate AssistantTeachers College, Columbia University Office of International Services － New York, NY
Advised students with basic Immigration questions; Designed and implemented annual International Week program; managed catering, tech support, room reservation, advertising and marketing for International Week; advised international students in immigration procedures.
03/2006 to 05/2007
Program AssistantTeachers College, Columbia University － New York, NY
Communicated with prospective and current students, maintained databases, and provided all around support to Program Director and Faculty during 6-week intensive program.
08/2005 to 02/2006
Executive CoordinatorAsian University for Women Support Foundation － New York, NY
Coordinated and facilitated communication between three of the Foundation's international offices in New York, Washington, D.C.
and the Philippines for development of a university for women in Bangladesh, managed all aspects of office including monthly payroll, office finances, and audit preparation.
03/2004 to 06/2005
English Teacher and Project ManagerCarmel Information Consulting Company
Designed classroom curriculum and taught English Immersion-style to children aged four to six years old.
Designed curriculum, taught and assessed students at a software design firm.
Led teacher training workshops for a local education bureau.
Supervised two part-time teachers' assistants.
01/1996 to 01/1998
English Teacher and TutorYWCA English － Princeton, NJ
Developed Curriculum and taught class "Learning English through the news" to adult international students.
Taught beginner level students in English as a Second Language.
Note: From 2012 to present I have been "Chief Educator" for my two sons, now five and three.
During this time, I formed a mom's network, organized field trips at local farms & playgrounds, hosted baking and craft parties at my home and frequent play dates at various places.
This experience was not only rewarding but helped me further improve my skills in multi-tasking, and being flexible and adaptable.
Finally, I have led various activities to highlight the theme that Tower Hill is a school of Wilmington and of the world as a parent at Tower Hill.
MA: International and Transcultural Studies, EnglishColumbia University, Teachers College － New York, NY.International and Transcultural Studies, English
Certificate in TESOL,Columbia University, Teachers College － New York, NY.
BA: PsychologyBryn Mawr College － Bryn Mawr, PAPsychology