EDITOR & DIGITAL STRATEGIST— September 2018-Present
Oversee digital strategy for RYAN LEE Gallery, including for global art fairs, exhibitions, and artist news.
Write about art and culture for publications like Shondaland and Vogue, including artist interviews and exhibition reviews. Additional digital consulting, writing, and editing for issuu, Google Earth, Sabai Furniture, Mama Medicine, and with Kimberly Drew.
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of One Report Magazine, publication on modern spirituality.
Assistant, WE BUY GOLD — January 2018- May 2018
Write artist biographies and CVs and oversee gallery shop for exhibition.
Manage gallery administrative database, organize We Buy Gold Shop inventory.
Creative Intern, Brand Leadership Team, REFINERY29 — April 2017-September 2017
Work directly for co-Founder and Executive Creative Director, Piera Gelardi, on writing, researching and editing
for her upcoming interviews, speaking engagements, and company-wide communications.
Develop nonprofit survey and lead workshops on brand essence on behalf of executive team.
Facilitate inclusion-based giveaways for annual event, 29Rooms, across Social, PR, and Legal departments.
Marketing Assistant, Video Producer, ISSUU — Summer 2016 & Summer 2017
Create written and visual content for issuu's blog and social media accounts, including exhibition reviews.
Pitch and produce 3-part video series, highlighting digital publishers along with production team.
Asked to create second series in Summer 2017. Given budget and full creative control from executives.
Leadership and Involvement
Editor-in-Chief, HOOT MAGAZINE — May 2015-JANUARY 2018
Coordinated, wrote, shot, and planned articles, interviews, editorials, and tutorials for print and blog.
Oversaw a team of 200+ student contributors. Increased audience to over 11.8 million digital views.
Launched Holler, a sister publication focused on trends and student style to organize content and engage a larger student contributor and reader base.
Honors: issuu Generator Publication (top 8 content creator among 25+ million publications), “The Rising Feminist Magazines You Need to Start Reading”, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle Magazine
Director of Special Programs, MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM— September 2016- May 2018
Write, direct tours through NYC museums to public elementary school students.
Train new guides in curriculums and bias, inclusion.
Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Major: ART HISTORY, VISUAL ARTS CONCENTRATION, AFRICANA STUDIES
ATHENA LEADERSHIP SCHOLAR
Honors: First Year Class Leadership Award, Bold Standard Campaign Distinguished Student, Junior Class Leadership Award, Delta Gamma Zeta Theta Empowerment Award, Bear Pin Leadership Award, Dean's List, Africana Department Honors
Skills & Interests
Computer: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, & Photoshop | Python, HTML, & CSS programming | WordPress & Square- space | Google Docs | Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, & Excel | Apple Pages, Keynote & Numbers
Language: Proficient Spanish, Rudimentary Farsi
Interests: Making & learning about art, NPR podcasts, gap year as a "professional" volunteer gardener