Brief Leadership Reflections

Reflective Essays

Essay on Leadership Growth

Type: Political Fundraising Intern

Organization Name: The Kauffman Group

Date: September 2018 – May 2021

Description: At The Kauffman Group, I assisted in the preparation and execution of fundraising events for U.S. Senators. This included performing research, preparing breifings, tracking campaing donations, helping to facilitate fundraising phonecalls, submit expense reports, and train other interns.


Type: Budget Manager

Organization Name: American University Invent2Prevent Team

Date: Jan 2021 – May 2021

Description: I managed a $2000 budget for the investemnt and allocation to be used to fund a tool to prevent targeted violence and terrorism. With these funds, the team and I prepared a social media and website campaign targed at online literacy regarding extremism and radicalization.


Type: Co-Director of Finance

Organization Name: American University School of Public Affairs Leadership Program

Date: May 2020 – May 2021

Description: I oversaw the fundraising and management of the program’s $60,000 budget. This included designing and marketing materials for the program. Additionally, I worked to institute the first online peer-to-peer fundraising initiative and online store, raising over $700 for the program.