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Laura Fisher

Laura Fisher

Fareed Zakaria GPS 360 Intern

CNN

Fareed Zakaria GPS 360 Intern at CNN

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CNN

Fareed Zakaria GPS 360 Intern

-Research and pitch story ideas for Fareed Zakaria GPS 360
-Pull both video footage and stills for programming
-Edit transcripts, fact-check
-Various production assistant activities within the control room
-Work extensively with iNews, Media Source and MIRA

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Vale Columbia Center for Sustainable International Investment

Research Assistant

• Creating database to track large-scale land contracts related to foreign direct investment in developing economies.
• Responsible for assisting with contract analysis supporting Center’s efforts to promote transparency.
• Responsible for identifying potential funding sources for the Center’s land contracts database.

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CH Distillery

Start-Up Associate

Supported all activities related to the launch of Chicago's premium spirits distillery and retail establishment. Responsibilities included inventory system management, marketing (particularly digital and social channels), product distribution, regulatory compliance, strategic planning and retail operations. Reported directly to principal investor.

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Towers Productions

Accounting Assistant

Prepared Illinois state film and television tax credit applications for Towers Media Holdings, Inc., the largest TV production company in the Midwest; reported to the VP - Finance & Administration.

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Columbia University Political Science Department

Research Assistant

- Conduct analytical research with Professor Yotam Margalit of Columbia University in a large cross-national study with the World Bank and the UN Industrial Development Organization.
- Assess foreign direct investment, immigration policy and economic stimulus.
- Operate extensively in Stata, Excel and LexisNexis.
- Translate from original Portuguese sources, reviews previous literature and edits manuscripts.
- Research American primary elections and city governments with Professor Shigeo Hirano.

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BRICS Policy Center

Country Desks Intern

- Analyze economic and domestic policy of BRICS member nations, including trade and investment.
- Monitor trends in security, defense and international cooperation, particularly of Russia.
- Produce and translate Portuguese and English materials for online publication.

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3net, a 3D joint venture with Sony, Discovery, and Imax

Casting and Production Assistant

Organized and executed casting calls as well as on-location management of all talent (including principal actors and hundreds of extras) for the 4 hour mini-series “Fields of Valor: The Civil War,” for 3Net (the 3-D television network owned by Discovery Communications, Sony and IMAX), produced by Towers Media Holdings, Inc.

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Vassar College

Spanish Language Tutor

Provided oral and written introductory Spanish language instruction for both individual undergraduate students and groups at Vassar College.

Columbia University in the City of New York

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science-International Affairs

Vassar College

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

Relações Internacionais (International Relations)