Experiences

The D. E. Shaw Group

Incoming generalist intern | Summer 2021 | New York, NY

The D. E. Shaw Group is a global investment and technology development firm. With more than $50 billion in investment capital, the firm is trusted by investors across the world to manage their assets by seeking the optimal balance of risk and reward.

Prospective Placements: Investor Relations, Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Merck & Co.

Global vaccines operations intern | Summer 2020 | West point, PA

Executed data strategy project supporting pneumococcal vaccine manufacturing process operations to address increased market demand amidst COVID-19 pandemic. Led prototype development for intern task force for flagship change management project for the department.

Vanderbilt STudents Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO)

Director of client relations & Partnerships
May 2020 – Present | Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO) provides high-impact, professional pro-bono consulting services for various nonprofit organizations and social enterprises. The Director of Client Relations & Partnerships is the central liaison between SCNO and the Nashville community. Recruited SCNO’s most diverse nonprofit client cohort, with partnerships in the environment, civic design, disabilities, music, & healthcare space.

Nonprofit Speaker series Co-LEAD
September 2020 – Present | Nashville, tn

The Vanderbilt Nonprofit Speaker Series aims to inspire the Vanderbilt student body to explore and pursue social impact endeavors. Co-lead a 5 person committee to organize the flagship Series, held virtually across four sessions and open to all Vanderbilt students & faculty. Fifteen social impact leaders from international, national, and local organizations invited for keynote speeches and multidisciplinary panels. The Vanderbilt Hustler newspaper covered our Speaker Series here

Project Manager
July 2019 – May 2020 | Nashville, tn

Oversaw a team of six Senior & Student Consultants to develop unrestricted funding generation models, corporate sponsorship identification strategies, and organizational expansion recommendations for the Tennessee Charitable Care Network (TCCN), a healthcare nonprofit. Proposed to the Board of Directors a novel, evidence-based membership dues model projected to increase nonprofit’s revenue from dues by 32%.

STUDENT CONSULTANT
October 2018 – May 2019 | Nashville, tn

Developed a serviceable proposal to reform Habitat for Humanity’s outreach structure and donations strategy targeted toward youth, including social media approaches. Conducted research surrounding nonprofit donation obtainment strategies, analyzing nonprofit organization financials and related figures.

SyBBURE SEARLE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM

research fellow | May 2019 – Present | Nashville, tn

The SyBBURE Searle Undergraduate Program aims to incubate and inspire the next generation of innovators through research, design, and community. Extraordinary mentorship in research, entrepreneurship, and project management provided, as well as funding across undergraduate career to conduct independent research in the Advanced Therapeutics Laboratory. 

The vanderbilt vanguard

managing director | september 2019 – Present | Nashville, tn

The Vanderbilt Vanguard is Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate STEM newspaper. The Vanguard’s goal is to cover global and community scientific & technological advancements while sharing students’ perspectives and experiences with science on a personal, professional, and global scale. Oversee onboarding of new members and manage Staff Writer cohort, establishing publication schedule and ensuring deadlines are met.

One of one design co.

JUNIOR DEVELOPER | september 2019 – Present | FREELANCE

One of One Design Co. is a design studio that amplifies the necessary impact of nonprofits and social enterprises through design thinking, storytelling, and branding. Manage frontend and backend of healthcare nonprofit client’s website, directly supervising blog post uploads, website improvements, and troubleshooting of structural issues. 

Vanderbilt Student Government (VSG)

director of technology | sept. 2019 – May 2020 | Nashville, TN

Re-designed the VSG website structurally, logistically, & aesthetically, increasing site traffic by 25% over three months. Provided technical assistance with communications to 6,800+ Vanderbilt students externally & 176 VSG members internally. Coordinated transition of VSG’s 5 branches & 11 committees to Slack, leading org-wide training module at annual retreat.

executive steering committee | sept. 2018 – May 2020 | Nashville, TN

Developed the VSG External Relations Revitalization Plan to reform VSG’s public relations with the student body via consultation of current outreach procedures. Redesign and integrate VSG’s image into updated website and social media presence.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES