MS, Urban Affairs – Urban Sustainability & Community Development, CUNY Hunter College (2015)
BA cum laude, History, minor in Journalism, Saint Michael’s College (2010)
PROFESSIONAL & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Member, City of Peekskill Conservation Advisory Council (December 2018 – present)
Foundations & Grants Manager, Nazareth Housing (April 2018 – present)
Resiliency Coordinator, Nazareth Housing (April 2016 – April 2018)
Research Associate, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (Feb. 2015 – April 2016)
Communications Consultant, Refugee & Immigrant Fund (April 2014 – Feb. 2015)
Graduate Consultant, International Metropolitan Research Consortium (Sept. 2013 – Dec. 2013)
Staff Writer, The Argentina Independent (Sept. 2012 – March 2013)
Tutor, City Year, Inc. (AmeriCorps) (Aug. 2011 – June 2012)
PROFICIENCIES & TECHNICAL SKILLS
Writing and editing (LOIs, grant proposals, program reports, newsletters, etc.); research and analysis; interviewing and surveying; program development and project management; data collection and visualization; needs assessment and asset analysis; Spanish (intermediate competency – speak, read, and write); Italian and Portuguese (basic competency – read); Adobe Creative Suite; Microsoft Office; WordPress and digital content creation; social media proficiency; basic photography skills.
PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS & HOBBIES
Sustainability; Resiliency; Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation; Conservation; Urban Greening; Participatory Planning; Poverty Alleviation; Human Services; Community Development; Environmental Stewardship & Advocacy.
Organic Gardening; Urban Agriculture; Composting; Latin American Culture & History; Politics; Journalism; Hiking; Running; Cooking; Creative Writing.