Vanderbilt Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations Fall 2019 New Member Retreat | Credit: Amy Chen | September 2019

diverse problem solving

Effectively and efficiently working in a team is perhaps the most important skill in any industry, any workplace, any corner of society.

Learning how to manage a team and to become a team leader takes time and experience. I hope to develop this skill while navigating the Human & Organizational Development (HOD) major at Vanderbilt and engaging in opportunities that combine team-based decision making, strategy, and problem-solving in a variety of applications.

STUDENTS CONSULTING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Vanderbilt SCNO coordinates and manages teams of top college students to jumpstart social impact through pro-bono consulting engagements with non-profits and social enterprises in the Nashville community.

Through SCNO’s year-long pro bono consulting engagements, SCNO hopes to enhance the effectiveness of these organizations to allow them to best serve the needs of their target population.

2019-2020 | Project Manager

I currently lead a team of 6 Senior and Student Consultants tasked to provide recommendations for TCCN in developing sustainable & diversified funding streams to remain financially viable in the long-term, with a focus on unrestricted funding sources.

2018-2019 | Student Consultant

To explore ways to expand youth outreach and organizational involvement within Habitat for Humanity, my team and I proposed social media platform changes as well as a the creation of a youth internship program within Habitat for Humanity, which I spearheaded.

Being part of SCNO continues to be one of the highlights of my time at Vanderbilt University. 

If you would like to learn more about either project or about Vanderbilt SCNO, I would be glad to answer any questions and share my experiences. 

HULT@VANDERBILT CASE COMPETITION

NOVEMBER 2019 | FINALIST, RUNNER-UP

For the the Hult Prize at Vanderbilt University, a regional preliminary for the international social entrepreneurship competition “the Nobel Prize for students,” Kelly Chang and I created Joop, a social enterprise that defines how sustainability can be achieved in the 21st century through education and community around sustainable clothing wear. In April 2020, we were selected to advance to the 2020 Regional Summit in Melbourne, Australia.

GLOBAL HEALTH CASE COMPETITION

 FEBRUARY 2020 | 2nd PLACE WINNER

The 2020 Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health’s Case Competition topic was “Maternal Health Challenges in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Nigeria.” My team and I developed,
AIM Abuja (Advancing IDP Maternal Health in Abuja, Nigeria). We recommended key improvements to clean water access, sanitation, and maternal healthcare in a three-pronged framework.

FEBRUARY 2019 | SEMI-FINALISTS

The 2019 Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health’s Case Competition topic was “Improving Non-communicable Disease Care through Expansion of Lwala’s Services.” To address the problem statement, my team and I created the S.T.A.I.R.S. framework: Supporting Training & Access In Rural Sectors. Our presentation advanced my team to the semifinals of the competition.