writer and social media editor. apr 2021 - present.
editorial intern/assistant. winter and summer of 2021.
org : passerby is an online magazine, founded by Clémence Polès, that captures raw and candid stories of women in their homes. The site has been featured in Refinery29, Gossamer, Time Out, the Zoe Report, Architectural Digest, and more. Sample profiles include artist Shirin Neshat, chef Julia Turshen, OBGYN Ghada Hatem, actress Jameela Jamil, and creative Lynette Nylander.
work : As an intern, my work entailed feature writing, copy writing, research + question formulation for interviews, public relations/partnership tasks, site design tasks, newsletter creation. As Social Editor, I source, curate, and schedule social media channels to boost site content and engage + grow the magazine’s community. I also ideate and lead feature series for Instagram, handle public relations tasks and communication related to social media, lead giveaways, collaborate with an intern, and participate in editorial decisions about magazine-wide projects.
︎ biblioteca castilla-la mancha
intern. spring semester 2022.
org : Administered by the Regional Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Castilla-La Mancha, La Biblioteca Castilla-La Mancha is located on the top floor of Toledo, Spain’s Alcazar and serves as the region’s most prominent library.
work : Assisted the rare archives department and children’s department with various organizational and interactive tasks. All work conducted in Spanish, with the exception of leading groups of 6-15 year olds in practicing English conversation.
︎ mn jewish arts council
communications/public relations intern. summer of 2021.
org : Rimon is Minnesota’s Jewish Arts Council, operating under the Jewish Federation.
work : Through email marketing and poster design, I worked on outreach for the development of a digital Minnesota Jewish Artists Directory.
︎ weisman art museum
digital content designer. spring semester 2021.
org : An iconic construct by Frank Gehry, the Weisman Art Museum is the University of Minnesota’s teaching museum. Major exhibitions, organized letters, symposia, tours, and special events take place yearly.
work : I executed digital content (illustration + video) for social media while working closely with two other team members and Communications Director + Communications Associate.
︎ museo sívori
intern, assistant to director. fall semester 2020.
org : Museo Sívori is an art museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina that houses a collection of more than 4000 pieces of Argentine art from the 20th and 21st centuries, which it exhibits in temporary exhibitions together with the work of contemporary artists.
work : All work conducted in Spanish. I assisted Museum Director Teresa Riccardi with translation (Spanish to English) of personal writing and museum documents. I also sat in on a weekly course taught by Riccardi at Universidad de Buenos Aires and attended virtual museum events.
︎ ábiké studio
digital content intern. summer of 2020.
org : Ábiké Studio is an NYC-based accessories lab and production studio that works to diversify and celebrate the African narrative.
work : I focused on content creation (photo, video, + illustration), Instagram planning and scheduling, illustration and design of a postcard, and illustration and design of a lookbook/magazine.
︎ mn daily and wake mag
illustrator. academic year 2019-20.
org : The Minnesota Daily is a student-led media organization serving the University of Minnesota campus and surrounding community. The Wake Magazine is a fortnightly (bi-weekly), student-operated arts, culture and social commentary publication.
work : For both publications, I crafted editorial illustrations for news articles immediately after assignment, utilizing Adobe Creative Suite and collaborating closely with visuals/arts/copy desk teams.
︎ midway contemporary art
intern. summer of 2019.
org : Midway Contemporary Art is a nonprofit gallery in Minneapolis.
work : I assisted Associate Director, Gallery Director, and Library Manager with exhibition tasks, event preparation, and library organization/cataloguing respectively. I also interacted with featured artists and answered visitors' questions.
// honors and awards
Undergraduate Essay Prize for Distinction in Critical Writing : University of Minnesota Comparative Literature department
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award : University of Minnesota German, Nordic, Slavic, & Dutch department
Diversity Study Abroad Scholarship : University of Minnesota
University Honors Program : University of Minnesota
Dean’s List : University of Minnesota
Bentson Scholarship : University of Minnesota
Darrel McAnnany English Achievement Award : The Blake School
National Medalist and Regional Key Winner : Scholastic Writing Awards