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Dena Adriance

Dena Adriance

Director of Educational Programs

Girl Be Heard

Director of Education at Girl Be Heard

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Girl Be Heard

Director of Educational Programs

New York University

Part-Time Advisor, Office of Pre-Professional Advising

Boston Private Industry Council

Transition Coach

Provide coaching through the high school to college transition, as well as ongoing support and career coaching. Specific focus on Boston Public School graduates attending community colleges. Specialize in health care careers.

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City Year Boston

Project Leader, Training Department (Senior Americorps Member)

Worked as part of a team to coordinate a comprehensive, on-going training and leadership development
program for 140 AmeriCorps members. Maintained and updated a career/higher education resource
center and compiled monthly newsletters. Managed corps members in planning awareness and
community-building events for their peers.
• Collaborated with team to arrange, generate, and improve over 100 trainings and events for 140
young adults, aged 17-24.
• Spearheaded evaluation and creation of systematic, sustainable training curriculum for 140 young
adults.

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City Year Boston

Youth Advisory Board Coordinator (AmeriCorps Member, Young Heroes Program)

Recruited student participants through presentations at Boston-area middle schools and processed
applications. Recruited and trained volunteer Team Leaders. Developed programming for and oversaw
meetings of the Young Heroes Advisory Board. Collaborated to coordinate all aspects of the Young
Heroes Program, a leadership development and service-learning program for 150 middle school
students.
• Directed the Young Heroes Advisory Board, composed of 10 returning student leaders.
• Assisted in the creation of a parent engagement program.

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Teacher/Counselor

Mary Washington College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Theatre and Psychology

NYU Steinhardt

Master of Arts (M.A.), Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities