Education

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

Professional Experience

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.  

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