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Career Objective:

To obtain a career position in human resources focusing on industrial relations.

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Parliamentary Research Assistant

Feb 04-May 04

Rt. Hon. STEPHEN BYERS, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

  • Researched public policy initiatives for legislative consideration in the British House of
    Commons.

  • Addressed constituent concerns, community affairs and managed media correspondence.
  • Managed front office operations (executive officer support, administrative functions, record keeping).
  • Political and Economic Affairs Intern

May 03- Aug 03

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL AFFAIRS SECTION,

U.S. EMBASSY BELIZE

  • Researched and authored investigative reports on Belizean social and political affairs.
  • Organized special events to improve bilateral relations and cross – cultural understanding.

Federal Investigator

Sep 01 – May 03

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, Chicago District Office

  • Screened complaints to determine if they fell within the agency’s purview (ADA, Civil Rights Act, ADEA, EPA).
  • Conducted interviews, statistical research and labor policy analysis to investigate employment discrimination claims.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements to resolve claims.
  • Volunteer Activities: Revamped outreach to underserved communities by orchestrating collaborative grass-roots programs involving multiple federal agencies. Counseled human resource managers on EEO legislation and compliance. Represented the EEOC at Presidential Classroom (Feb 03).

Contributing Writer

Feb 01-Jun 01

DAILY BRUIN, UCLA STUDENT MEDIA

  • Completed a journalism training course on research, writing and editing techniques.
  • Brainstormed story ideas, planned copy layout, designed graphic illustrations and authored articles for publication.

Education

London School of Economics and Political Science

Sep 03- Sep 04

  • Masters in Social Policy and Planning with coursework concentration in labor relations.
  • Authored “African and Native blood in American Public Policy” for publication in Race, Roots and Relations (2005).
  • Chapter Leader of the Chicago alumni association. Responsible for advising prospective students, organizing social events and managing public relations.
  • University of California, Los Angeles Sep 97-Aug 01
  • Bachelors in Political Science and International Development Studies. Magna Cum Laude.
  • Major GPA: 3.83 out of 4.0; Global GPA: 3.73 out of 4.0
  • Academic Honors: Golden Key Honors Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Political Science Honors Society
  • Activities: Immigrant Literacy Development Project (Sep 98-Dec 99), Reiber Hall Basketball team (Sep 98 – Dec 99), Bruin Belles Service Association (Sep 98-Jun 99), Bilingual Educator (Jun 00-Dec 00), Project Literacy (Jan 01-Jun 01).

Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose Jan 00-Dec 00

  • Scholarship recipient for year-long study abroad. Completed all coursework in Spanish.

Volunteerism

  • Domestic Violence Advocate with Rainbow House
  • Mentor for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA) for The Center for Economic Progress

Skills

  • Solid background in employment law and labor dispute mediation
  • Functionally fluent in written and spoken Spanish
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Facility in cross-cultural communications and diversity management
  • Willingness to learn, develop skills and work to accomplish goals.

PERSONAL

Avid international traveler, salsa dancer, outdoors enthusiast.