résumé

EDUCATION

Davidson College // Davidson, NC

Interdisciplinary Major: Digital Studies

  • Relevant Coursework
    • Introduction to Digital Art, Advanced Digital Art, History & Future of the Book, Culture Media & Society in the Digital Age, Theory in Sociology, Organizing Innovation, Globalization, Electronic Literature, Gender & Technology, Interactive Digital Narratives
  • Honors & Awards
    • Freshman Patricia Cornwell Scholar for ability in writing
    • Frank Rader Golden Heart award for discipline in body and mind
    • Avinger Scholar for creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship

JB Media Institute // Asheville, NC // Summer 2014

  • 2014 Graduate of the 8-week course which focused on online marketing, online PR, social media marketing, and search engine optimization
  • Invited to be the summer 2015 intern for JB Media, the parent group of the Institute, a digital consultancy company

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Topstone Projects // Norwalk, CT // Fall 2014-Present
Co-Founder

  • Managed the process of design, prototyping, sourcing materials, and building manufacturing relationships to bring a product from design stage to market
  • Created and executed business strategy with focus on company branding and art direction; managing website creation, product photoshoots, packaging choices, printed materials, and social media presence for a cohesive brand experience

Packard Place // Charlotte, NC // August 2015 – May 2016
Community Relations Ambassador

  • On-boarded new entrepreneurs and small businesses to Packard Place; conduct tours of office and co-working spaces and close on lease-signing
  • Planned events that strengthened the entrepreneurial community not only at Packard, but also in greater Charlotte area
  • Assisted Community Relations Director with a business merge between Packard Place and HQ Charlotte, including rebranding, internal restructuring, redesign of co-working space, and consistent communication with members about the process

Surgo Group // New York, NY // May – July 2015
Marketing Department

  • Created written content for internal blogs as well as client platforms in order to add value to online presence
  • Designed and executed social media campaigns for internal accounts and client accounts to drive website traffic
  • Assisted in client online branding, competitor analysis, and search engine optimization

Asheville Area Arts Council // Asheville, NC // May – August 2014
Assistant to Director/Marketing Department

  • Accompanied Council director at all meetings and daily functions; assisted her in preparing presentations, organizing a major Council fundraiser, and streamlining location move from the River Arts District to downtown
  • Sponsored to attend JB Media Institute 8-week course and used new skills to develop an online marketing and social media marketing strategy for the Council
  • Delivered a comprehensive document including the strategy and detailed execution at the close of internship
  • Maintained Facebook, Twitter, Adwords, and Council website

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Davidson College // March 2015 – May 2017
Health Adviser

  • Created and delivered health-related talks for approx. 1,400 first-year students over the course of 3 years on topics including maintaining a healthy lifestyle, effects of alcohol and drugs, and safe sex
  • Organized the annual Health Fair, a gathering of on and off-campus health-related entities to promote student wellness
  • Facilitating Bringing in the Bystander Training, a program meant to help prevent sexual assault and misconduct through bystander intervention
  • Presented for the past two years at the Women’s Leadership Conference for groups of approx. 50 women on intersectional feminism