Passionate Non-Profit Manager with 15 years in Youth Development organizations. Specializes in gender-specific programming, LGBT youth programming, and justice system-impacted youth. Exceptional planning, administration and leadership skills, particularly in program design, implementation and management.
Budgeting and Finance
Staff Training and Professional Development
Vice President of Programs 07/2016
to Current Girls Inc. of New York City – 120 Wall Street, Suite 1804, New York, NY,
Procured $1.4 Million in Government Contracts for middle school after-school programming
Managed contracts according to Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), and Department of Education (DOE)regulations
Received outstanding affiliate of the year award in 2014 and 2016 for growth in revenue, and number of girls served with high impact
Developed and implemented new program delivery model that has received $725,000 in new corporate foundation revenue
Tripled the number of girls served in NYC with high impact
Managed a team of eight direct reports
Assisted in all organizational proposal writing from March 2014-Present
Developed relevant, age-appropriate curriculum using the experiential learning cycle
Served as thinking partner for Girls Inc. National Healthy Sexuality Curriculum
Directed first ever program in Data Analytics for High School Girls in the country
Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new programs.
Created new revenue streams through independent school and fee-for-service outreach initiatives.
Hired and trained 45 staff.
Oversee Program Evaluation
Director of Programs 02/2014
to 06/2016 Girls Inc. of New York City – 120 Wall Street, Suite 1804, New York, NY,
Founder & Executive Director07/2016
to Current Earthseed Leadership – 480 Concord Ave, Bronx, NY,
Founded the 501c3 Organization Earthseed Leadership
Developed organizations mission and program initiatives.
Designed organization's website: www.earthseedleadership.org
Recruited and trained inaugural Board of Directors
Developed strategic plan, fundraising plan, and budget projections for first three years.
Developed program and training curricula.
Program Manager, Teen Leadership Opportunities03/2010
to 02/2014 Girl Scouts of Greater New York – 43 West 23rd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY,
Provided coordination and supervision for all 6th through 12th grade Girl Scout
programming, serving over 5,000 adolescent girls in New York City.
Managed six program budgets, totaling over $610,000,
including assisting in grant-writing and reporting.
Supervised one full-time program coordinator, two interns, two volunteer committees,
and a seasonal program staff of 10-15 program instructors and 5-10 support staff.
Designed, developed, and directed pilot year of Girl Scout Leadership Institute, a
program focused on developing high school girls' leadership competence to address
the gap of women in leadership in collaboration with the Athena Center for Leadership
Studies at Barnard College.
Served as director for two years of the Girl Scout Scholars Program, a college
preparatory and career readiness program serving over 250 girls annually.
Organized, facilitated, and directed girl-only residential camp weekends at camp in
Wrote curricula and delivered staff and volunteer development trainings in person and
through webinars on classroom management, delivering STEM programs, bullying and
relational aggression, service learning, incorporating technology into programs, and
Responsible for increasing the number of girls in NYC receiving Girl
Scouting's highest award, the Girl Scout Gold Award, from 25 girls to 100 girls
annually over a period of three years.
Directed the New York City Housing Authority literacy program for 250 2nd and 3rd
Directed the Girl Scouting In Detention Center Program for court-involved girls
currently in detention, placement, and on probation.
Project Manager for global environmental leadership twinning project.
Assisted in the development of four council program focal areas – STEM, Business &
Entrepreneurship, Personal Leadership Identity, and Environmental Leadership.
Assisted in the strategic planning process for the program, membership, and volunteer
Designed and implemented a program
evaluation strategy using Qualtrics software.
to 03/2010 Girl Scouts of Greater New York – 43 West 23rd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY,
Served as the liaison between existing volunteers and Girl Scout Council of Greater
New York in Queens. Recruited new girl and adult members to the Girl Scout Council of
Greater New York. Facilitated programs for K-12 girls not being reached by traditional
Girl Scout troops.
Summer Youth Employment Supervisor06/2007
to 10/2007 Animal Care and Control of New York City – New York,
Supervised, trained, and evaluated 12 young people between the ages of 13 and 18
while they performed the duties of kennel workers, dog walkers, junior veterinary
assistants, adoption counselors, animal care workers and receptionists.
Youth Organizer 03/2002
to 03/2008 Youth Enrichment Services, LGBT Community Center – 208 West 13th Street, New York,
Organized conferences, facilitated groups and workshops, developed training
materials, and wrote curricula on issues pertaining to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and
Community Organizer 07/2006
to 09/2007 Ya-Ya Network (Youth Activists-Youth Allies) – New York,
Recruited community members for social justice projects and activities.
Developed innovative programs and activities based on analysis of community needs and interests.
Organized educational forums, meet-ups and social justice actions to promote networking and connectivity between youth, community activists, elected officials, community based organizations, service providers and funders.
Trained all new personnel.
Education and Advanced Certifications
Bachelor of Arts: Human Services2009SUNY Empire State College-
Fundraising and Board Development Certificate Program : 2011SUNY Purchase-
Nonprofit Management Certificate Program: 2011SUNY Purchase -
Certificate in Mentoring Supervision: 2011Fordham University-
New York Community Trust Leadership Fellows : 2017CUNY Baruch College-
Bachelor of Arts : Human Services 2009 Fundraising and Board Development Certificate Program : 2011 Nonprofit Management Certificate Program : 2011 Certificate in Mentoring Supervision : 2011 New York Community Trust Leadership Fellows : 2017
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