Experience

International Business

  • Current advisor to small and medium-sized enterprises importing and marketing goods from Africa
  • Current advisor for addressing vulnerable communities in the Americas and the Caribbean throughout the pandemic
  • Ex-Corporate Executive Board (Gartner) | Global Business Development Specialist
  • Ex-Network for Good (founded by AOL, Cisco, and Yahoo)

Public Policy and Government

  • Former Communications Director in the Executive Office of the Washington, DC Mayor
  • Former United States Congressional intern
  • Former intern for Montgomery County, Maryland’s Office of Intergovernmental Relations
  • Former intern for Chesapeake Public Strategies (public affairs firm)

Strategic Comms

  • Radio, television, newspaper, and online media placements
  • Created style guides, build communications departments, and provided trainings
  • Wrote speeches/scripts and provided communications coaching for for government officials
  • Drafted proclamations on behalf of government agencies, elected officials.
  • Wrote position statements and legislation

Awards and Nominations

  • 2021 African Community Service Award recipient
  • 2020 PFP Alumni Impact Award nominee
  • 2018 Luke C. Moore High Community Partner Award

International Fellowships and Exchanges

  • Morocco
  • Egypt
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • Saudi Arabia

Volunteerism and Service

  • Capital Area Food Bank
  • Byte Back
  • Latino Student Fund

Education

  • Georgetown University
  • Florida International University
  • University of Maryland, College Park

Relevant coursework:

Innovation in Emerging Markets; Challenges and Opportunities in Start-up Creation; Digital Transformation in an Experience Driven Reality;  Global Finance: The New International Banking and Financial Landscape; Earning Reputation and Influence via Digital & Influence;  Understanding Supply Chain Management; Cybersecurity in the Digital Age; Leading for Transformational Change, Global Strategy and Geopolitical Risk; Government’s Influence on Business, Infrastructure and Energy, Innovation, Competitiveness, and Impact Investing; Globalization’s Impact on Competitiveness; How Foreign Nations Promote Business, Business & Policy; Trade, Investment, and Foreign Policy in the Americas; Global Business Strategies; Global Marketing; and Economics of Underdeveloped Countries