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Legislative Aide or related position with the United States Congress using:

– Several years of broad international experience on three different continents in education,

  ecology, public health and sustainable development, government

– Experience with US Congress, local US governments and Foreign Executive governments

  including coordinating meeting between heads of state, providing in-depth constituent driven

  project and research support to members of congress

– Fluency and research experience in five languages, with publications in two languages

   including both multi-language technical references and literary works.

– Expertise at integrating research, persuasive and results oriented data into interactive reports

   and presentations for governmental institutions using advanced skills with IT resources

            – Familiarity with legal research, documentation related to trade and government

               demonstrating flexibility, perseverance, analytical and communication skills




The Institute of World Politics                    Washington, D.C.                   Spring, 2011-Present

Graduate Student

Certificate of Graduate Study in National Security/Intelligence



U. S. Peace Corps Training                            Guarambare, Paraguay               Feb. - April, 2007

Trained for various sustainable development projects, local language and public health promotion  

Certificate of Appreciation: Contributing  to sustainable development, global understanding and peace


Marquette University,                                                

Les Aspin Center for Government,               Washington, D.C.

Certificate in Politics at the U. S. House of Representatives                             January - May, 2006

Study  Areas:   – U.S. Congress            – Full semester congressional internship in Washington D.C. 


University Of Wisconsin – Milwaukee         Milwaukee, WI  

Bachelor of Arts in Italian Studies                                                                      Sept., 2001 - December, 2006

Honors in major courses                      Major GPA 3.8/4.0    

Selected to attend prestigious colloquium and seminars on economics and society


High Schools:  Whitefish Bay - Milwaukee WI    &      Babe Dud Karbunara  - Berat, Albania        

Achieved bi-lingual fluency and completed diploma (2001) in Albanian and English languages



Washington, D.C. Liaison, Milwaukee Regional Research Forum.                       2010 -Present                  
MRR Forum is a collaborative medical research initiative with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) which includes the Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Children’s Hospital & Health System, Froedtert Hospital, Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Blood Center of Wisconsin and with the Public Policy Forum.


Council on Hemispheric Affairs       Washington, D.C.                                Jan. 2011 - Present

Research Fellow; Latin America and the Caribbean regions


The Institute of World Politics                                                              January, 2011 – Present

Research Associate & Graduate Student




Broydrick and Associates                                                                         Feb. 2011 – April, 2011

Special Assistant to Founder and CEO, Bill Broydrick                      

Attended a number of Congressional hearings

Prepared briefings on hearings on Health Care bills and Legislation

Compiled information on International matters and projects


U. S. House of Representatives,         Washington, D.C      January – May,2006

Congressional Internship                   Office of Rep. Richard Pombo, (CA-11)

• Provided leadership, intercultural sensitivity and professional representation during tours to constituents

  and foreign politicians and while attending political hearings and meetings on behalf of congressman

• Prioritized, distributed and increased efficiency of processes related to incoming daily business projects

• Corresponded with and completed research for constituents related to energy issues, agriculture and

   natural resources initiatives and public and private entities

• Observed ceremony with presidential presentations in honor of Hungarian Freedom Revolution  

• Established contacts in Washington DC political community at multiple levels of power. Gained

  familiarity with buildings organization and functioning of US Legislative branch of political power and

  interaction of House and Senate.





U.S. Peace Corps                               Washington, D.C.                      February, 2007- April, 2009

Rural Health & Sanitation Advisor   Paraguay, Rural Health and Sanitation Project  

• Completed research regarding medically recommended practices, rural health trends and related

   traditional cultural customs to develop culturally sensitive curriculum and educational materials

• Identified healthcare priorities through interviews with 45 families in two villages regarding

  their specific health needs and health concerns

• Established successful health intervention and education projects in school, local village health

  post, and district hospital including weekly and monthly presentations and medicine distribution

  programs and special large scale and individualized services as needed.

• Established a needed Local Health Commission with 8 Community members in Teniénte

  Sánchez, Villalbin (200 mile south of Asuncion)

• Performed health trainings related to HIV-AIDS, Dental Hygiene and parasite prevention and

  taught rural Health and Education authorities how to plan and execute a sustainable

  community-based project in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

• Presented targeted health information and education in local language to community leaders,

   heads of households and individual adults and children to create system wide sustainable

   outcomes and practices.


McKinley Reserve,                               Milwaukee, WI                         October, 2005 – December, 2005

Research Intern

• Assisted Board of Directors with foreign real estate and Caribbean investment opportunities

• Gained insight regarding impact of globalization on foreign trade and international business

• Developed a report on Foreign Direct Investment, Governmental law and relevant Jamaican economics




Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S. C.       Milwaukee, WI                              May, 2005 - October, 2005   

Telecommunications intern

• Assisted with representation of Wisconsin Telecommunications Local Government Coalition WTCO,

  over 36 local governments and school districts in addressing their lawsuit regarding telecommunication

  business maters and overbilling by contracted service provider.  

• Researched and compared records and invoice statements regarding charges to local government and

  School districts as part of an investigation regarding illegal billing practices and telecommunications purchasing  




Public Speaking                  Establishing Rapport with Diverse Individuals       Generating New Solutions

Following directions           Prioritizing, Delegating and Project Multi-tasking         Cultural Sensitivity          

            Evaluating reports, analyzing and summarizing information and writing articulate memos

        Music, photography, graphic illustration, authorship and editing of  published books including:

              Published two bilingual and one simultaneous dictionaries using Italian, Albanian, Spanish,

Guaraní and English

Currently and previously employed in various short and long term positions, demonstrating consistent

 positive work ethic, reliability, and both self and team management success under pressure.
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