Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Google Drive
Fluency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Publisher
Basic Microsoft Project, Vector, and ArcGIS skills
Strong graphic design background
Proficient in all social media platforms
Strong research, analytical, and organizational skills
NYC Parks Fellowship
NYC Parks Team of the Month Award Recipient
Urban Planner & NYC Parks Fellow September 2014 to CurrentNEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & REC － New York, NY
Works directly under the Northern Manhattan Parks Administrator/Executive Director of partnering non-profit.
Assists in management and enhancement of 600 acres of parkland serving over 200,000 people.
Manages various projects totaling over $5M.
Presents proposals/projects to commissioners, elected officials and senior staff; Prepares memorandums, original letters, special project reports, and detailed technical documents; Performs outreach and engages with the public, constituents and Community Board; Conducts planning meetings; Represents the agency at civic, community and business meetings.
Current ongoing large projects that are being managed: Opening of a new nature sanctuary.
Division liaison for interdivisional planning team for the reopening of the reconstructed historic High Bridge.
Comprehensive 67-acre park wayfinding/signage project to streamline operations and improve user experience/safety.
Ongoing meetings with constituents and Parks' Capital Division for the capital reconstruction of a focal community playground.
Conducting research, drafting reports, and collaborating with the Fort Tryon Park Trust and Deputy Commissioner's Office of Management and Budget's staff to bring free public wireless service to Fort Tryon Park's 67 acres.
Intern August 2013 to January 2014NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING － New York, NY
Compiled, analyzed, and presented statistical data for over 100 Waterfront Revitalization Program projects.
Worked closely with land-use applications such as ZOLA, LUCATS, ULURP, and CEQR.
EIS/EAS and FEMA FIRM analysis.
Recommended appropriate climate change mitigation strategies and prepared technical reports.
Project site visits, project proposal research, statistical analysis, interagency correspondence, and report drafting.
Sustainability Intern January 2013 to August 2013URBAN GREEN COUNCIL U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL － New York, NY
Worked closely with GPRO (Green Professional Building Skills Training).
Credited as contributor to Urban Green Council's "Fundamentals of Building Green" manual.
Worked closely with LEED and researched sustainable architecture LEED credit case studies.
Created digital green infrastructure diagrams.
Edited and fact-checked new green architecture manuals.
Technician August 2012 to August 2013FORDHAM UNIVERSITY － New York, NY
Assisted students and faculty with variety of hardware/software problems and technical issues.
Bachelor of Arts : Environmental Policy Urban Planning and Policy Visual ArtsFORDHAM UNIVERSITY － New York, NY.Environmental Policy Urban Planning and Policy Visual Arts Thesis: "The Sustainable Future of the Metropolis"
Verbal and written Spanish fluency
Selected as one of thirty NYC Parks Fellows out of 600 applicants Public Service New York City Council Budget Delegate for Participatory Budget process Active with Fordham University Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice Metropolitan Council on Housing volunteer NYC Parks Community Parks Initiative outreach Urban Green Council exam proctor Environment New York volunteer Human Rights Campaign canvasser College Access mentor for underprivileged youth Sierra Club member
Awards Post Graduate Public Service Award Senior Leadership Award nominee Selected as one of thirty NYC Parks Fellows out of 600 applicants Public Service New York City Council Budget Delegate for Participatory Budget process Active with Fordham University Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice Metropolitan Council on Housing volunteer NYC Parks Community Parks Initiative outreach Urban Green Council exam proctor Environment New York volunteer Human Rights Campaign canvasser College Access mentor for underprivileged youth Sierra Club member
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