Experience

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Work/Professional Experience

Leadership Activities

Work and Professional Experience

Jobs, Internships, and Professional Opportunities

KPMG

Economics Intern

Summer 2023

Los Angeles, CA


Rancho Santana Inc.

Economic Strategy Intern

May. 2022 – Aug. 2022

Tola-Rivas, Nicaragua

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The Coca-Cola Company
YAH Marketing Agency

Coca-Cola Ambassador

Apr. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Facilitate, coordinate, and manage over $20,000 of university shipments for sponsorship and on-site event marketing.

  • Work with and am trained by over 15 major brand teams and portfolios under The Coca-Cola Company and partners.

  • Distribute and recycle 8,400+ bottles/cans of various products each year across campus from over 15 events.

  • Create content for TCCC, to date with over 100,000 impressions, on Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Cricket Wireless and AT&T

Market Researcher

Oct. 2021 – Dec. 2021

Atlanta, GA

  • Performed market research to populate spreadsheets for Cricket’s annual national holiday lights campaign.

  • Organized and scrubbed 11,200 cells of extensive data to increase our computer location software compatibility.

Ringle

Business & Formal English Teacher

Sep. 2020 – Present

Seoul, South Korea

  • Utilize TEFL techniques to promote cross-cultural dialogue to expand the worldview of 430+ working professionals.

  • Lead personalized lessons to hone formal writing and speaking skills for presentations, meetings, and deliverables.

Chick-fil-A

Hospitality Professional, Kitchen Leader, and Delivery Driver

Jul. 2020 – Aug. 2021

Atlanta, GA

  • Provided high quality food with under 3-minute avg. speed of service to most satisfy between 300-350 cars an hour.

  • Lead kitchen shifts and training new team members to foster a positive work environment for over 50 employees.

  • Achieved a minimum of 80% of deliveries arriving before their expected delivery times.

Froshvote Ambassador

Jul. 2020 – Jan. 2021

Atlanta, GA

  • Helped eligible people register to vote, specifically students, so that they knew whether a vote in the state that they attended college or a vote in their home state had greater impact.

  • Helped walk unregistered voters through the Georgia voter registration process to work towards increasing voter turnout for the 2020 presidential elections and GA Senate Runoffs.

SOHO Atlanta

Server’s Assistant

Aug. 2017 – Aug. 2021

Atlanta, GA

  • Served all dishes to their respective tables and seat numbers, cleared finished plates, and reset tables.

  • Ensured all guests have an enjoyable experience by problem solving in a timely and professional manner.

YOLO Board LLC

Accounting Intern

May 2016 – Aug. 2016

Destin, FL

  • Assisted in filing invoices and important documents to keep the accountant organized and files easily accessible.

  • Performed extensive data entry, form updates, and file organization for completed invoices during a company audit.

  • KPMG (Los Angeles, California Office)
    Economics Intern
    Summer 2023
  • Rancho Santana Inc.
    Economic Strategy Intern
    May 2022 - Aug. 2022
  • The Coca-Cola Company, YAH Marketing Agency
    Coca-Cola Ambassador
    • Facilitate, coordinate, and manage over $20,000 of university shipments for sponsorship and on-site event marketing.
    • Work with and am trained by over 15 major brand teams and portfolios under The Coca-Cola Company and partners.
    • Distribute and recycle 8,400+ bottles/cans of various products each year across campus from over 15 events.
    • Create content for TCCC, to date with over 100,000 impressions, on Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
    Apr. 2021 - Present
  • Cricket Wireless and AT&T
    Market Researcher
    • Performed market research to populate spreadsheets for Cricket’s annual national holiday lights campaign.
    • Organized and scrubbed 11,200 cells of extensive data to increase our computer location software compatibility.
    Oct. 2021 - Dec. 2021
  • Ringle
    Business and Formal English Teacher
    • Utilize TEFL techniques to promote cross-cultural dialogue to expand the worldview of 430+ working professionals.
    • Lead personalized lessons to hone formal writing and speaking skills for presentations, meetings, and deliverables.
    Sep. 2020 - Present
  • Chick-fil-A
    Hospitality Professional, Kitchen Leader, and Delivery Driver
    • Provided high quality food with under 3-minute avg. speed of service to most satisfy between 300-350 cars an hour.
    • Lead kitchen shifts and training new team members to foster a positive work environment for over 50 employees.
    • Achieved a minimum of 80% of deliveries arriving before their expected delivery times.
    Jul. 2020 - Aug. 2021
  • Froshvote Ambassador
    • Helped eligible people register to vote, specifically students, so that they knew whether a vote in the state that they attended college or a vote in their home state had greater impact.
    • Helped walk unregistered voters through the Georgia voter registration process to work towards increasing voter turnout for the 2020 presidential elections and GA Senate Runoffs.
    Jul. 2020 - Jan. 2021
  • SOHO Atlanta
    Servers' Assistant
    • Served all dishes to their respective tables and seat numbers, cleared finished plates, and reset tables.
    • Ensured all guests have an enjoyable experience by problem solving in a timely and professional manner.
    Aug. 2017 - Aug. 2021
  • YOLO Board LLC
    Accounting Internship
    • Assisted in filing invoices and important documents to keep the accountant organized and files easily accessible.
    • Performed extensive data entry, form updates, and file organization for completed invoices during a company audit.
    May 2016 - Aug. 2016

Leadership Experience

Extracurricular Activities, Clubs, and Academic Organizations

Consult Your Community (CYC)

Business Analyst

Jan. 2022 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Provide pro bono consulting services to minority and female owned businesses seeking strategic guidance.

  • Conduct market research and statistical social media analysis to craft optimal marketing and rebranding strategy.

  • Collect and validate extensive sales, social media, and website data to propose effective and efficient SEO solutions.

Emory Language Acquisition Lab
Dr. Yun Kim

Linguistics Research Assistant

Jan. 2022 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Explore the utilization of acoustic cues in word recognition of morphologically simple and complex homophones

  • Conduct human trials of various linguistic tests and clean and structure data for modeling.

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

Executive Board Member: Director of Programming

Aug. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Empower members with opportunities for professional development and career growth.

  • Coordinate and plan career development and leadership events for over 200 Emory ALPFA members.

Emory TableTalk

Talks Member and Event Coordinator

Aug. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Create constructive dialogue in a safe space between people who would not interact under ordinary circumstances.

  • Host campus-wide events that encourage productive interactions with people of different beliefs and backgrounds.

Emory Intercultural Leadership Program

Seminar Member

Aug. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Exclusive seminar course of only 10 students to deeply exercise and develop intercultural communication skills.

Emory Business Ethics

Publicity Team Board Member

Aug. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Designed a new logo to be used on club merchandise and in future advertisements and marketing campaigns.

  • Meet bi-weekly to meaningfully discuss and debate the intersection of business and ethics in a variety of industries.

Emory Office of Sustainability Initiatives

Zero Waste Ambassador

Aug. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Ensure all campus events are waste-neutral and follow Emory’s 100% recycling/composting sustainability guidelines.

  • Create sustainability and eco-conscious content for various social media channels across the Emory community.

Emory Conversations Partners Program

Conversation Partner and Cultural Ambassador

Aug. 2021 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Schedule regular meetings with Tibetan monastics to help them assimilate and share about U.S. education culture.

United States Department of State

Cultural Ambassador and Virtual Peer

Jun. 2019 – Present

Atlanta, GA

  • Represent the U.S. while teaching about American culture and promoting an international dialogue with foreigners.

  • Served the FLEX and YES abroad programs regularly presenting to assigned foreign service officers and students.

  • Created learning resources to teach about various U.S. related topics such as government, finance, and education.

Children Beyond Our Borders University of Córdoba

Volunteer Professional Workshop Facilitator and Teacher

Jul. 2020 – Jul. 2021

Atlanta, GA

  • Taught workshops to students (1st grade to college seniors) about education, sustainability, and cultural competency.

  • Facilitated sessions as part of the Bound for Peace Initiative in English and Spanish to 125+ Colombian students.

Jan. 2022 – Present
Atlanta, GA

Jan. 2022 – Present
Atlanta, GA

Aug. 2021 – Present
Atlanta, GA

Aug. 2021 – Present
Atlanta, GA

Aug. 2021 – Present Atlanta, GA

Aug. 2021 – Present Atlanta, GA

Aug. 2021 – Present Atlanta, GA

Aug. 2021 – Present Atlanta, GA

Jun. 2019 – Present Indonesia, Mainland China, and Taiwan

Jul. 2020 – Jul. 2021 Montería, Cartagena, and Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Consult Your Community (CYC)
    Business Analyst
    • Provide pro bono consulting services to minority and female owned businesses seeking strategic guidance.
    • Conduct market research and statistical social media analysis to craft optimal marketing and rebranding strategy.
    • Collect and validate extensive sales, social media, and website data to propose effective and efficient SEO solutions.
  • Emory Language Acquisition Lab: Dr. Yun Kim
    Linguistics Research Assistant
    • Explore the utilization of acoustic cues in word recognition of morphologically simple and complex homophones
    • Conduct human trials of various linguistic tests and clean and structure data for modeling.
  • Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)
    Executive Board Member: Director of Programming
    • Empower members with opportunities for professional development and career growth.
    • Coordinate and plan career development and leadership events for over 200 Emory ALPFA members.
  • Emory TableTalk
    Talks Member and Event Coordinator
    • Create constructive dialogue in a safe space between people who would not interact under ordinary circumstances.
    • Host campus-wide events that encourage productive interactions with people of different beliefs and backgrounds.
  • Emory Intercultural Leadership Program
    Seminar Member
    • Exclusive seminar course of only 10 students to deeply exercise and develop intercultural communication skills.
  • Emory Business Ethics
    Publicity and Marketing Team Board Member
    • Designed a new logo to be used on club merchandise and in future advertisements and marketing campaigns.
    • Meet bi-weekly to meaningfully discuss and debate the intersection of business and ethics in a variety of industries.
  • Emory Office of Sustainability Initiatives
    Zero Waste Ambassador
    • Ensure all campus events are waste-neutral and follow Emory’s 100% recycling/composting sustainability guidelines.
    • Create sustainability and eco-conscious content for various social media channels across the Emory community.
  • Emory Conversations Partners Program
    Conversation Partner and Cultural Ambassador
    • Schedule regular meetings with Tibetan monastics to help them assimilate and share about U.S. education culture.
  • United States Department of State
    Cultural Ambassador and Virtual Peer
    • Represent the U.S. while teaching about American culture and promoting an international dialogue with foreigners.
    • Served the FLEX and YES abroad programs regularly presenting to assigned foreign service officers and students.
    • Created learning resources to teach about various U.S. related topics such as government, finance, and education.
  • Children Beyond Our Borders, University of Córdoba
    Volunteer Professional Workshop Facilitator and Teacher
    • Taught workshops to students (1st grade to college seniors) about education, sustainability, and cultural competency.
    • Facilitated sessions as part of the Bound for Peace Initiative in English and Spanish to 125+ Colombian students.

Leadership Programs

Leadership and Career Development Programs

Emory Intercultural Leadership Program (EILP)
Aug. 2021 - May 2022

The EILP is an academic-year-long cohort program that promotes leadership development which is inclusive, purposeful, collaborative, and values-based. By participating in EILP, students will receive training on global leadership skills and intercultural competency development, attend cultural and leadership events, participate in a service-learning project, and share their cultures and perspectives with each other and the Emory community.

Capital One Leadership Scholar
May 2022

Selected through a rigorous application process to participate in Capital One’s Summit for Developing Leaders in an elite cohort of college students from around the United States. I presented in a Case Competition to Capital One Executives on new app-development project. Through the Leadership Summit, I learned more about the analytical and problem-solving skills valued by today’s leading employers.

For more information on my work experience please visit my LinkedIn below!

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