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Olivia Phillips

op4981a@student.american.edu – 781.789.4791

Education

American University, School of Public Affairs (SPA), Washington DC 2021

BA in Literature and Political Science

Concentration in Advanced Leadership Skills

Winchester High School, Winchester, MA 2017

GPA: 3.3

Professional Experience

Intern, Office of State Representative Mike Day, Massachusetts State House                                           May 2019-June 2019

  • Legislative assistant tasked with general assistance to constituents in the district on behalf of the Representative
  • Wrote bill summaries as well as drafted important correspondence

 Tutor, Writing Center, American University                                                                                  December 2018- present

  • Assisting undergraduate students by reviewing and editing papers with an emphasis on improving writing style and on expressing ideas clearly and cogently
  • Working with students to review grammar, organization and themes

Co-Director of Diversity and InclusionSPA Leadership Program, American University   March 2017-present   

  • Establish a mission on how to educate and diversify the program through workshops, guest speakers and student led discussions
  • Participate in weekly meetings with fellow members of the committee to help create and develop further opportunities for fellow leaders
  • Collaborates with external offices on campus to facilitate programs and initiatives focused on diversity and inclusion

Assistant Tennis Pro,Winchester Swim and Tennis Club, Winchester, MA                      June 2016- present

  • Developed competitive tennis skills in children and adults ranging from 3-60 and plus of all skill levels
  • Coordinated events with the management team including, mixed doubles night, men’s social and women’s social
  • Assessed members skill sets and then developed improvement plans for client’s different abilities

Member, American University Club Tennis Team, American University       September 2017- present

  • Interact with team members as well as players from other schools during matches and practices

 Vice President and Member, Student Council, Winchester High School        September 2013-June 2017

  • Organized events for students of all interests, as well as to be the student’s voice on a larger platform
  • Directly communicated with school administrators and faculty

 Captain, Winchester High School Girls Tennis Team, Winchester High School   June 2016-June 2017

  • Led team players, as well as to fundraise for the team
  • Developed close relationships with all the girls on the team, on and off the court, as well as fostering an inclusive family-like environment

Student Representative, Winchester School Committee, Winchester, MA   September 2016- June 2017

  • Represented high school students at the town school committee on important issues
  • Presented ideas to the committee to improve the academic and social nature at the high school

Instructor,Winchester Indoor Lawn and Tennis Club, Winchester, MA September 2016- present

  • Led small-group instructions and worked with children from 4-15 years of age
  • Assisted in coaching junior varsity indoor team, and worked with individuals one-on-one to develop and improve skills

 Skills

  • Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Social Media
  • Languages: Spanish (intermediate verbal, reading, and writing)