EDUCATION

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

Master of Science in Global Affairs, Concentration: 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 

○       Lecturer, 2018 International Conference on Sustainable Development, Columbia University

○       Graduate Thesis Award Nominee, May 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


EXPERIENCE

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

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

●     Business development, including communications and website management, for national expansion of programming

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

●      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 2030 initiative

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

●   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 continuing legal education for 300 public interest lawyers for the Advocate Resources & Training Department

●      Supervised AmeriCorps VISTA member

●     Managed registration and training materials production, course evaluations, internal databases, and CLE applications

●      Coordinated Racial Justice Training Institute Network activities

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

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


SKILLS

●     Adobe Connect, ArcGIS, Excel, NetDocuments, PowerPoint, Squarespace, Stata, Word, WordPress