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Kira Garvin

Kira Garvin

MBA Candidate 2014, Human Rights Intern

EILEEN FISHER, INC.

New York, Other

I am currently attending Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business to receive my MBA May 2014. I offer a strong knowledge base in corporate social responsibility and social enterprise; drawing upon both my human rights background and my MBA.

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I am looking to work in a sustainable business, social enterprise/venture, or to help a company improve upon their sustainability efforts.

Working with a team to develop new policies, methods, and/or systems to improve sustainability efforts.

EILEEN FISHER, INC.

Human Rights Intern

U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

• Hired, trained, and supervised marketing interns; created workplans to support their education
• Initiated, spearheaded, and fully operated a system for ethically sourcing branded merchandise for entire organization
• Oversaw Marketing’s multi-million dollar budget and finances
• Assisted in planning, development, and implementation of marketing brand strategies for Believe in ZERO, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, UNICEF Tap Project, and the EndTrafficking Project
• Supported multi-million dollar campaigns by handling partner and vendor relationships, inter-departmental projects, social media campaign coordination; producing handbooks, presentations, and post-campaign internal and corporate partner reports
• Led department legal support including contracts and assisting production of cease and desist letters to brand violators

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American Red Cross

Disaster Planning & Response Volunteer

• Trained to assist in preparation for, response to, and support after emergencies
• Progressive Response On-Call (PRO) Team Member
• Assisted at emergencies and emergency shelters

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U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Program & Strategic Partnership, Assistant and Coordinator

• Organized speaking events at schools, and conducted training programs for the speakers

Hands On Disaster Response

Disaster Relief Volunteer

• Relocated an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) Camp
• Assisted doctors at the University of Notre Dame’s field hospital

United States Fund for UNICEF

Assistant to Program and Strategic Partnerships

• UNICEF Tap Project: Managed over 4,000 volunteers, conducted training programs, maintained UNICEF extranet, completed year-to-year campaign comparison and volunteer data
• TeachUNICEF: Copyedited lesson plans, procured & vetted educational multimedia

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Care for the Homeless

Assistant to Director of Social Services

• Streamlined tracking & data systems
• Conducted daily client triage

United States Fund for UNICEF

Intern

• Daily management of over 24,000 volunteers
• Selection of United States' youth delegation to Global Eight forum
• Conducted feasibility research to explore program expansion

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Institute of International Education

Seasonal Hire - Placement

• Facilitated applications of Foreign Fulbright Grantees

ATCO Residential

Office Manager

• Organized and distributed new real estate listings.
• Created a streamlined database system.

Barnard College - Academic Technologies

Senior Academic Computing Expert

• Troubleshot student operating systems, software, & basic hardware problems
• Trained new staff & consulted on difficult electronic & customer service issues

Redlight Children Campaign

Intern

• Managed data collection, research, & analysis for grassroots organizations focused on ending child prostitution & trafficking
• Organized and implemented social media marketing for film Holly

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City of New York - Administration of Children's Services

Intern

• Monitored efficiency of foster care agencies by tracking materials sent to potential foster care parents.
• Contributed to agency development meetings.
• Assisted with Wednesday’s Child filming for NBC News.
• Formulated Excel spreadsheets for presentations.

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ATCO Residential

Office Manager

• Organized and distributed new real estate listings.
• Created a streamlined database system.

ATCO Residential

Office Manager

• Organized and distributed new real estate listings.
• Created a streamlined database system.

City of New York - Administration of Children's Services

Intern

• Monitored efficiency of foster care agencies by tracking materials sent to potential foster care parents.
• Contributed to agency development meetings.
• Assisted with Wednesday’s Child filming for NBC News.
• Formulated Excel spreadsheets for presentations.

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City University of New York-Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Sustainable Business

Barnard College

BA, Sociology & Human Rights

Columbia University in the City of New York

Boston University

Horace Mann School

High School