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EDUCATION

MS, Urban Affairs – Urban Sustainability & Community Development, CUNY Hunter College (2015)
3.95 final cumulative GPA

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

Director, Foundation & Government Relations, Nazareth Housing
January 2020 – present

Foundations & Grants Manager, Nazareth Housing
April 2018 – January 2020

Resiliency Coordinator, Nazareth Housing
April 2016 – April 2018

Research Associate, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities
February 2015 – April 2016

Communications Consultant, Refugee & Immigrant Fund
April 2014 – February 2015

Staff Writer, The Argentina Independent
September 2012 – March 2013

Tutor, City Year, Inc. (AmeriCorps)
August 2011 – June 2012

PROFICIENCIES & TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Writing and editing (LOIs, grant proposals, program reports, newsletters, etc.
  • Program development & project management
  • Data collection & visualization
  • Spanish (intermediate competency – speak, read, and write)
  • Italian & Portuguese (basic competency – read)
  • Research & analysis
  • Interviewing & surveying
  • Needs assessment & asset analysis
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • WordPress & digital content creation
  • Social media proficiency

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.

PUBLICATIONS

Mid-Hudson Sustainability & Smart Growth Toolkit, 2015 (Chapter Sections: “Measuring Progress”)

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