Resume

Education

American University, Washington, D.C. May 2020

BA, History

Academic Honors: Anna Kasten Nelson Award for Excellence in History

 

Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. September 2018-September 2019

 

Open Campus at Parsons School of Design, New York City, NY June 2017

Completed 15 painting courses during 6 hours/day over a three-week period

Invited to display 15 pieces at the end of summer art show at Parsons

Experience

Staples High School, Westport, CT, Volunteer Researcher (November 2020-April 2021)

  • Working alongside the head of the history department at Staples, Lauren Francese, to help create, design and promote a more inclusive and diverse history curriculum 

  • Conducts research as needed, including alumni interviews 

  • Participates in bi-weekly conference calls to both offer feedback and learn from speakers such as Dr. Yohuru Williams 

 

The Comm, Tokyo, Japan and Online, Writer (September 2018-April 2020)  

  • Produced at least 4 articles per issue for a multilingual online magazine based in Tokyo, Japan, dealing with the latest trends, interviews with fashion designers, influencers and photographers, styling tips and Tokyo-based travel guides.

  • Works with a team of 26 to curate monthly issue focusing and exploring certain themes using both traditional and current examples from all over the world 

  • Helped organise and participate in three photoshoots, as well as two events hosted by the magazine

 

Filthy Narcissist, Online, Creator and Owner (June 2018-Present)

  • Created a personal fashion blog to showcase outfits, discuss and research trends, and create travel guides. 

  • Created and currently manage multiple social media presences to promote the blog, including a Pinterest with over 20 thousand unique viewers a month and use of SEO

  • Writing creative blog posts designed to attract and appeal to a large audience with an emphasis on personal style

  • Experience designing and customising a personal website

 

Urban Outfitters​, Washington, D.C ​Sales Associate​ (October 2017-May 2018)

  • Part-time employee, working at one of Urban Outfitter’s largest and busiest stores 

  • Received personal praise from multiple customer reviews, with specific focus on styling skills and interpersonal communication

 

Nyota Magazine, Washington D.C, Photographer (June 2017- September 2018)

  • Worked as both a photographer and model, styling looks for two issues of a student-run fashion magazine 

  • Pitched ideas, styled both shoots and was able to photograph and edit to fit the magazine’s stylistic needs 

 

American Literary Magazine, Washington, D.C Photography Editor (August-December 2016)

  • Helped select photographs for the magazine which is published twice a year with over 100 pages, reaching the entirety of campus through both free hard copies and website archives

  • Worked with a photography team of three to review hundreds of photography submissions, organised and hosted group review sessions and helped define an aesthetic for the magazine 

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Drive, Wix, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and TikTok.