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Thelma Boamah

Thelma Boamah

Contributing Writer

Applause Africa

Communications & Community Engagement Specialist

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Applause Africa

Contributing Writer

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Copy Editor

Provide proofreading, copy editing, and content editing services on a range of written documents, including academic writing, business reports and presentations, resumes, and cover letters.

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Rutgers University Center for Global Education

Study Abroad Graduate Intern

Completed my graduate practicum and capstone research at Rutgers with a focus on international service learning programs, which combine academic coursework and direct community service abroad. Simultaneously focused on targeted marketing to increase diversity among program applicants.

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International Institute of New Jersey

Outreach Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Served as an AmeriCorps member at New Jersey's oldest comprehensive immigrant service and refugee resettlement agency. Conferred with case managers to determine clients' in-kind donation needs and sourced these items. Worked closely with development director to plan and execute multifaceted communications strategy.

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We Got Issues!

Communications & Development Intern

Interned at this women's empowerment nonprofit organization as part of my participation in New York University's Civic Initiatives Program, which selected and trained students in civic leadership. Researched prospective funders and maintained a funder database. Wrote and edited content for an email newsletter with 5000 member circulation.

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Nickelodeon

Editorial Intern

Researched and fact-checked information for freelance and permanent editorial staff at Nick Jr. Magazine, a family magazine with a circulation of 1.5 million.

School for International Training

Master of Arts (MA), International Education

The New School

International Relations and Affairs

New York University

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Africana Studies, Communication Minor