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
NEW FORTRESS ENERGY
Commercial Analyst — New York, NY, June 2019 - Present
Analyze global investments in the energy infrastructure, transportation, and power sectors to support new development and ongoing operations of reliable, affordable, and cleaner energy solutions.
Execute financial research and create new business presentations to support due diligence processes, including evaluation of commercial potential for new investments in mid- and downstream operations.
ADVANCED ENERGY GROUP
Program Manager – Remote, February 2019 - May, 2019
Assistant Program Manager – Remote, August 2018 - January 2019
Executed 18 AEG events, supporting quarterly stakeholder activities in Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.; managed event logistics; provided on-site support; conducted background research and writing for pre- and post-event publications.
Cultivated and maintained relationships within national network of over 70 stakeholder members and discussion leaders to drive membership, coordinate task forces, and support programmatic development.
Supervised 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.
Devised and executed business development strategy, including communications, website management, and the development and authorship of a new semi-annual report.
Managing Editor | Climate Change and Security Analyst – Remote, November 2018 - April, 2019
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
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
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
Development Intern – Chicago, IL, June 2012 - August 2012
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
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 of Distinction, 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
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