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EDUCATION

American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington, D.C. (December 2019)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communications, Law, Economics, and Government (CLEG)
  • Honors: School of Public Affairs Leadership Program, American University Scholars Living Learning Community

Communications Arts High School, San Antonio, TX (June 2017)

  • Honors: Distinguished Diploma, top ten of graduating class, GPA: 4.01

 

EXPERIENCE

StudentSPA Leadership Program, Washington, D.C. (August 2017-Present)

  • Learned the various theories and methods of leadership and positive group dynamics
  • Researched with fellow students applicable solutions to systemic economic inequality in the Washington, D.C. region
  • Crafted a public advocacy campaign to raise awareness of food deserts

Executive Board Member, J Street U American University, Washington, D.C. (August 2018-Present)

  • Advocate for a lasting two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • Foster a dialogue between entrenched pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli sides in an effort fight against radicalism
  • Bring in experts to campus to educate students and discuss policies aimed at promoting peace

Student, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel (June 2018)

  • Discussed with Knesset opposition members their hopes for a two-state future
  • Studied the divide between human rights watchdog organizations and military forces
  • Analyzed the unintended consequences of counter-terror and conflict management policies in Israel

Bank of America Student Leader Intern, Communities in Schools of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (June-August 2016)

  • Coordinated summer programs designed to inspire disadvantaged students of struggling San Antonio communities
  • Collaborated with community activists and leaders to craft new opportunities and programs for students
  • Collated and analyzed extensive datasets using Microsoft Excel
  • Networked with other Student Leaders from across the nation and attended seminars from experts about activism and change during the Bank of America Student Leadership Symposium in Washington, D.C.

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Summer Fellow, Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress, San Antonio, TX (May and August 2018)

  • Phone banked with prospective voters to inform them of the campaign and increase election turnout
  • Participated in campaign-related events designed to increase community awareness
  • Block-walked in neighborhoods to advocate for the campaign and gather data

Student, AU Scholars Program, Washington, D.C. (August 2017-May 2018)

  • Lived in a living learning community dedicated to promoting undergraduate research opportunities
  • Learned key tools necessary to conducting advanced research in the political science field

Vice President, National Honor Society Communications Arts HS, San Antonio, TX (August 2016-May 2017)

  • Networked with prominent local non-profit leaders to arrange speaking engagements and volunteering programs
  • Designed and presented information to provide students with new service opportunities
  • Coordinated with non-profits and students to help maximize positive effects of community service

Class Historian, Class of 2017 Class Officer, San Antonio, TX (May 2014-May 2017)

  • Gathered and organized photos and interviews from students and faculty
  • Fundraised, planned, and ran a formal banquet for the graduating class and their families
  • Created 45-minute documentary showcasing every student throughout high school

SKILLS

  • Computer: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Animate (Flash Professional), and Audition; Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Google Drive; Final Cut Pro, Motion; research databases (JSTOR, ProQuest); qualitative content analysis software (NVivo)
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Slack