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Marilyn Alexander

Marilyn Alexander

Development Associate

Endometriosis Foundation of America

New York, NY

I am a goal-driven, highly-motivated, results-oriented, passionate and experienced professional seeking a rewarding position with an established non-profit or NGO that is dedicated to eradicating social change.




"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Dalai Lama

Gender Equality; Youth Development; Arts and Culture; Education; Human Rights; Poverty Alleviation; Global Development; Healthcare Access

Endometriosis Foundation of America

Development Associate

Career medium 03

A Better Chance

Development Assistant

Compile prospect research profiles. Prepare financial reports of projected budget and actual budget. Manage department calendar. Facilitate development team meetings. Maintain donor records in Raisers Edge. Enter batches of contributions and pledges received. Generate acknowledgment letters. Maintain social media accounts. Assist with marketing and event promotion.


The Abyssinian Fund

Development & Fundraising Intern

Process and enter all incoming gifts and donations in GiftWorks. Prepare and edit correspondence for all stages of appeal campaigns. Assist with planning of donor cultivation and appreciation events. Prepare mass e-mail communications using Constant Contact. Perform due diligence research on prospective distribution partnerships.

Career medium 05
Career medium 04

The New School Annual Fund Phonathon

Student Caller

Contact alumni and friends to solicit donations for Annual Fund. Provide information regarding campus updates, activities and events. Update donor records. Assist with training of new employees.


Mount Sinai School of Medicine / The Kelly Law Registry


Assisted with Mt. Sinai School of Medicine's Office of Technology and Business Development patent docket return project. Assisted with organization and formation of formal patent administrative group.

Career medium 05
Career medium 05

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Patent Paralegal

Prepared patent application transmittals, responses to various communications (i.e. Response to Restriction Requirement, Response to Notice to File Missing Parts, etc.) and formality documents (i.e. Declaration, Assignment, etc.) for U.S. national stage, utility, design and provisional applications for filing in the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). Filed applications, Amendments, and other various responses with the USPTO via electronic filing. Assisted with foreign and international patent filings. Extensive use of software and online services to perform legal research, patent searches, and assignment searches for due diligence projects. Prepared correspondence to client reporting all phases of U.S. patent application filing and prosecution. Monitored status of pending U.S. applications on firm docket system and USPTO Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system. Provided administrative assistance to head of New York patent department.


Pace University

Bachelors of Business Administration, International Management

The New School

Master of Arts, International Affairs