...the full gamut of women's rights issues around the globe. ...community health. ...the way people react to and interact with the built environment.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
I am an urban strategist who is currently on a career break. I want my future professional endeavors to include the cultivation of communities pursuing sustainable economic development with a healthy regard for the well-being of their residents.
Investigating and implementing innovative ways to leverage community resources. This could be anything from rethinking policy-level issues such as how schools are funded to finding plausible re-uses (adaptive or otherwise) for derelict properties.
YMCA of the USA
March 2011 — September 2013
Strengthening communities with innovative mapping software; fostering local health leadership around the country; evaluating policy and environmental change efforts.
Metropolitan Planning Council
October 2009 — December 2010
Provide support for various community development activities and initiatives.
Andersonville Development Corporation
June 2009 — August 2009
Managed the implementation of a business district recycling program.
November 2005 — September 2008
Customer service; certificate initiation and amendments.
University of Toledo
Bachelor, Marketing and International Business
University of Illinois at Chicago
Master, Urban Planning and Policy