SKILLS

Skills: Collaboration, Communications, Editing, Group Facilitation, Leadership, Management, Program Development, Research, Stakeholder Engagement and Membership, Supervision, Writing

Applications: Adobe Connect, ArcGIS, Asana, Excel, NetDocuments, PowerPoint, Slack, Squarespace, Stata, Word, WordPress


EXPERIENCE

ADVANCED ENERGY GROUP
Program Manager – Remote, February 2019 - Present
Assistant Program Manager – Remote, August 2018 - January 2019

  • Execute 20 AEG events per year, supporting quarterly stakeholder activities in Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.; manage event logistics; provide on-site support; conduct background research and writing for pre- and post-event publications 

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships within national network of over 70 stakeholder members and discussion leaders to drive membership, coordinate task forces, and support programmatic development

  • Supervise up to 4 Graduate Fellows across cities, providing professional development opportunities

  • Lead editor for online publications, including blogs, event recaps, and substantive articles on energy challenges and solutions in AEG’s stakeholders’ cities

  • Devise and execute business development strategy, including communications, website management, and the development and authorship of a new semi-annual report

POLITICAL INSIGHTS
Managing Editor | Climate Change and Security Analyst – Remote, November 2018 - Present                                                     

  • Conduct independent research, analysis, and writing on topics related to energy, technological innovation, and geopolitics for the Climate Change and Security forum

  • Review submissions and oversee editorial review processes, including content support and copy editing for continued publication of new material

GLOBAL AFFAIRS REVIEW
Founding Editor-in-Chief – New York, NY, August 2017 - May 2018

  • Managed team of 10 editors, overseeing article solicitation, peer editing and review, and publication and promotion of new content, resulting in publication of 27 articles with viewership in 75 countries in 6 months

  • Facilitated salon series and skills development workshops for graduate students

SDG USA
Researcher – New York, NY, June 2017 - September 2017

  • Developed messaging and policy strategies related to the incorporation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and targets in American policy for Jeffrey Sach’s America’s Goals for 2030 initiative

    Researched state and local policy on sustainable development

SAHA GLOBAL
Field Representative and Advisory Board Member – Chandanyili, Ghana, January 2016 - March 2017

  • Implemented a women-run, for-profit solar charging center in Northern Region Ghana in January 2016, resulting in the connection of two 100-Watt solar panels to a Burro Genset, which houses a charge controller, 1,200 Watt battery, and 600 Watt Inverter

  • Organized programming for project alumni including resource development and network building

SARGENT SHRIVER NATIONAL CENTER ON POVERTY LAW
Program Associate – Chicago, IL, November 2015 - September 2016
AmeriCorps VISTA – Chicago, IL, November 2014 - October 2015

  • Coordinated 8 Continuing Legal Education courses for 300 public interest lawyers annually for the Advocate Resources & Training Department; produced registration and training materials, course evaluations, internal databases, and CLE applications

  • Supervised AmeriCorps VISTA member, supporting professional skills development

  • Coordinated Racial Justice Training Institute Network activities, including analysis of policy and Supreme Court rulings 

THE NONVIOLENCE INSTITUTE
Programming Coordinator | AmeriCorps State/National – Providence, RI, September 2013 - August 2014

  • Developed and facilitated nonviolence programming with at-risk youth and incarcerated adults, running 40 workshops in prisons, schools, and community centers, providing education and materials on mass incarceration, the criminalization of poverty, structural racism, and interpersonal relationship building

  • Achieved Level 1 Nonviolence Training Certification from University of Rhode Island, June 2014

NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL
Development Intern – Chicago, IL, October 2012 - January 2013


EDUCATION

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY – Center for Global Affairs – New York, NY, May 2018

Master of Science, Global Affairs with a specialization in Energy and Environmental Policy
GPA: 3.96

  • Author, “Extracting Power: How the Geopolitics of Rare Earths and the Clean Energy Transition Sustain Traditional Global Power Relationships and Unnatural Capitalism,” May 2018 

    • Graduate Thesis Award Nominee, May 2018

    • Lecturer, 2018 International Conference on Sustainable Development, Columbia University, September 2018

  • Graduate Assistant, Dr. Jens Rudbeck, International Development Concentration Chair

    • Conducted research on social movements, refugee policy, migration, and climate change

  • Coursework and Research Abroad

    • Energy Policy, Water Diversion, and Technopolitics – China, June 2017

    • Gender and Sustainable Development – United Arab Emirates and Qatar, January 2017

OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY – Delaware, OH, May 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Self-Constructed Major: Peace, Justice and Conflict Resolution
GPA: 3.52

  • Coursework and Research Abroad

    • Nation Building in Africa – Ghana, May 2012

    • Promoting Education Globally – Kenya, July - August 2011

    • East Asian Literature from the Pacific War – Japan, May 2011

  • Assisted with year-end fundraising, database management, and donor research