Resume

Work Experience

Founder, Independent Contractor | Pathos Communications Services | Dec. 2023-present

Communications Specialist | University of Pennsylvania, Penn Memory Center | April 2023-Nov 2023

  • Trained interns of Penn Memory Center's (PMC) Health and Science Communications Internship program
  • Wrote and constructed external (9,000 recipients) and internal (300 recipients) weekly e-newsletters
    • Increased average open rate of external e-newsletter from 18% to 40% over the course of a year
  • Created and managed the content of PMC's website, Twitter, Facebook, and Dr. Jason Karlawish’s personal website
  • Designed fliers, graphics, and cards for digital and print communications
  • Wrote and edited news articles
  • Photographed events, took staff headshots, and edited pictures
  • Led project to improve the accessibility of PMC’s digital communications
  • Assisted in leading the PMC’s Committee for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (CEID)
  • Contributed to discussions about big-picture changes and decisions regarding communications and marketing strategies and implemented those changes
  • Assisted with event planning and onboarding new employees
  • Developed a branding guide to help ensure consistency across PMC materials

Content Management Intern | University of Pennsylvania, Penn Memory Center | Sept. 2020-Oct. 2021

Communications Coordinator | University of Pennsylvania, Penn Memory Center | Oct. 2021-April 2023

Interviewer | University of Pittsburgh | Sept. 2018-Aug. 2019

  • Conducted telephonic interviews regarding people’s health to collect data for Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System sponsored by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Community Health Choices Program
  • Upheld HIPAA standards, communicated professionally with people in difficult physical and emotional situations
  • Entered data into computer system, used disposition codes to properly record each call made

Education

Master's of Professional Writing | Northern Arizona University | Graduated Dec. 2023

Post-Bacc in Communication Science & Disorders | University of Pittsburgh | Sept. 2018-April 2019

Bachelor's of Science | Allegheny College | Graduated May 2018

  • Psychology Major, German Minor
  • Earned Herb Klions Psychology Department Fund Award for an outstanding paper in psychology and for significant contribution to the Psychology Department
    • Senior thesis: “Investigating the Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Uncomfortable Loudness Levels in College Students with High Emotional Exhaustion”
  • Worked as a teaching assistant for the courses Sensation and Perception and Statistical Methods in Psychology
  • Elected co-captain of both co-ed and women's ultimate frisbee club teams
  • Studied abroad in Cologne, Germany, during the fall semester of 2015