Experienced International Development Studies BA recipient and certified Full Spectrum and Postpartum Doula offering profound knowledge of maternal health, infant and early childhood development and the benefits of lactation. Meticulous worker, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes Social Services, Healthcare and Nonprofits.
Professional Phone Etiquette
Exceptional interpersonal communication
Excellent Customer Service
Full Spectrum Labor and Postpartum Doula Certification
CPR & First Aid Certification
Newborn Care Specialist, 05/2017 to Current Hush Little Baby, LLC – Austin, TX
Advised new parents on a multitude of issues such as breastfeeding, scheduling, healthy sleep habits, ailments, proper swaddling techniques and self soothing techniques. Experienced with multiples and babies with special needs.
Kept regular documentation of infant\'s habits and development.
Established and maintained a safe environment for infants.
Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Caregiver, 12/2015 to 08/2016 Annunciation Maternity Home – Georgetown, TX
Promoted positive development in a women's shelter for women, young adults, toddlers and infants.
Oversaw the operation of the house; assured health and safety standards were met by residents and volunteers.
Offered mentorship and assisted
residents with daily activities using a trauma-informed care model.
Regularly assisted with scheduling medical and social service appointments.
Provided childcare for newborns, infants and toddlers.
Closely monitored children's play activities to verify safety.
Safely transported residents to and from school, medical appointments and extra-curricular activities.
Next Generation Intern, 02/2016 to 08/2016 NARAL Pro-Choice Texas – Austin, TX
Worked as a Next Generation intern for NARAL Pro-Choice Texas.
Trained in leadership development, fundraising, grant writing and event
Held workshops on reproductive health for high school and college students.
Assisted in organizing fundraising events.
Built and maintained relationships with sponsors and donors of NARAL.
Bachelor of Arts: International Development Studies, 2017 McGill University - Montreal, Quebec
Minor in Women's Studies
Member of the Black Student's Network and African Student's Society
English, French, Swahili and German
"Afro-Feminism: Connect, Empower." Graphite Publications. Feb 7, 2014. http://graphitepublications.com/afro-feminism-connect-empower/
"Hong Kong Democracy Movement Comes to McGill." The Bull & Bear. Oct 1, 2014. http://bullandbearmcgill.com/hong-kong-democracy-movement-comes-to-mcgill/