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Assistant Marketing

Antioch, California, United States
May 11, 2019

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San Francisco, CA 94103



Minerva Schools at KGI

Candidate for a Double Major in Business and Computer Science

● Concentrations in Strategic Finance, Data Science and Statistics; GPA: 4.00 San Francisco, CA

Expected 2021


Systems Acumen for Youth Led Development Solutions (SAYDS) Undergraduate Research Assistant Minerva Schools at KGI

● Business Development and Operations: Cultivating relationships with global developmental organizations; Led SAYDS market research and competitive positioning analysis efforts to identify key competitors and potential partners

● Research and Development : Co developing a complexity manual to teach systems thinking to social impact focused youth groups in Kenya; adapting manual for implementation in informal economies

Gainsville, FL


Jul’18 – Present

Concourse Education

Founder in training Intern

● Mapped California’s employment landscape; interviewed 30 leading employers in the Bay Area to design a supplemental curriculum to help Concourse Fellows secure jobs

● Conducted research on competitor offerings to understand messaging, positioning and differentiation; designed a marketing plan that was adopted in the launch strategy

● Redesigned Concourse’s website into a mobile friendly information hub Richmond, CA

May ‘18 – Aug ‘18

Minerva Schools at KGI

Freshman Year Civic Projects with Dalberg and Gensler

● Dalberg: Led a student research team of 5 students on the dual problem of youth unemployment and a shortage of qualified workers in the Bay Area. Proposed potential partnerships that the San Francisco office could pursue to address the problem.

● Gensler: Co wrote a paper on the impact of autonomous vehicles on urban infrastructure in San Francisco. Proposed a policy framework to improve policymakers’ response to advancements in autonomous vehicle technology.

San Francisco, CA

Oct ‘17 – Apr ‘18

Crowdfunding Day Trading Non profit

Various Roles

● Crowdfunding: Marketing and promotions lead; raised $2000 for my best friend’s dad medical bills

● Day Trading: Monitored developments on the S&P, Dow and Nasdaq indices; identified investment worthy frontier technology companies.

● Non profit: Founded 2GVunie to mentor and provide free tutoring services to ~500 children from rural Kenya; grew 2GVunie from a high school extracurricular activity to a nonprofit with ~20 high school chapters and ~100 volunteers

San Francisco, CA

Oct ‘17 – Apr ‘18

Skills and Interests

● Skills: Analytics (SQL and Tableau), Financial Modelling, Fundraising, Market research, Programming (R and Python), Operations, Quantitative Research, Strategy, and Wireframing (Basalmiq and Moqups)

● Interests: Design, Entrepreneurship, Machine Learning, Photography, Rugby 7s, and Videography

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