Resume

Spanish (Fluent) · Portuguese (Proficient) · Writing and Editing · Open Source Investigation · Web Design (Basic HTML) · Adobe Creative Suite

Work Experience

Social Media Analyst Empower to Change (September 2020 - present)

  • Developed social media strategies based on performance analysis

  • Established our TikTok and Triller accounts in order to gain access to the Gen Z market

  • Created content for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Triller

  • Collabroated with peers to develop our platform & endorse candidates & establish platforms & key causes to target with newly formed e2c PAC


Student Leadership Advisor First Gen Empowerment (August 2020 - present)

  • Created a curriculum for first gen students on leadership, college preparation, and mentoring other students in the college application process

  • Held a workshop on mental resilience and wellness for both students and First Gen Empowerment staff

  • Edited the college applications of first gen students


Co-Founder and Web Builder Rated R (June 2020 - present)

  • Established an interactive guide to psychosocial resilience for digital activists with colleagues from the Human Rights Investigations Lab, which includes 9 different toolkits, informational YouTube playlists, and a calendar of resilience-related events around the world

  • Constructed and developed content for the website and co-manage our Instagram account

  • Developed and delivered a resilience workshop for members of the Citizen Clinic at UC Berkeley

  • Featured in an article on Amnesty International’s Citizen Evidence Lab blog and Berkeley News


Student Investigator Human Rights Investigations Lab, UC Berkeley (February 2019 - July 2020)

  • Investigated human rights violations using open source information, advancing the goals of four different NGOs

  • Verified videos of police brutality in Chile and airstrikes in Yemen, and analyzed the corporate structure of a mining company in Peru for potential avenues of individual criminal liability for the company’s pollution

  • Developed reports for our partners and articles with media outlets (such as the Washington Post) to generate awareness of human rights abuses

  • Published an ethical and tactical framework for utilizing social media in investigations, generating a series of conversations around lab ethics and increasing performance efficiency by 25%

  • Served as a youth delegate on behalf of lab at RightsCon Tunis (2019), engaged with over 50 people and increasing awareness of open source by 10%


Program AssistantCenter for Latin American Studies (CLAS), UC Berkeley (September 2016 - May 2020)

  • Conceptualized a social media strategy (Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook) that increased event attendance by 10% and public knowledge of center research by 15%

  • Edited copy and photos for our website and our print publication, which is distributed to 750 people, including Governor Jerry Brown and Mexican political reporter Denise Dresser

  • Monitored and nurtured email lists with thousands of names and data of event attendees and donors

  • Produced a video series on our summer field research grant recipients that doubled student awareness of the program and increased donor interest by 10%

  • Generated high-impact events in-person and over Zoom with with audiences of up to 400 people and well-renowned speakers such as UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Michelle Bachelett


Administrative AssistantHuman Rights Center (HRC), UC Berkeley (June 2018 - December 2019)

  • Developed strategic research plan to finalize Associate Director' book chapter on disappeared children in El Salvador, increased awareness leading to the reunification of 3 illegally adopted children

  • Revamped the HRC website (humanrights.berkeley.edu) by organizing resources, articles and content, tripling online growth and doubling student participation and engagement

  • Composed outreach adverts using applications within the Adobe Creative Suite that I then posted on social media and distributed throughout campus


Intern Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA), San Francisco (June - August 2019)

  • Collaborated with the legal team to track 5 human rights violators utilizing open source investigation skills

  • Collated over 500 archived web pages which served as part of the CJA’s memo during litigation

  • Trained CJA’s 15 staff members on open source investigation methods and cybersecurity in preparation for their trips to Sri Lanka and Colombia to prevent potential government surveillance

  • Produced a calendar of CJA anniversaries and human rights holidays, crafted a social media post for each event


Undergraduate Research Assistant The Holocaust and Genocide in Guatemala, Estelle Tarica, UC Berkeley (February - May 2018)

  • Conducted research on the 1980s genocide of the Mayan people in Guatemala and whether or not this genocide was compared to the Holocaust -- both nationally and internationally

  • Located and translated Guatemalan publications and interviews

Extracurriculars

Founder and Editor-in-ChiefThe Rights Stuff, UC Berkeley (February 2019 - May 2020)

  • Pioneered UC Berkeley’s first human rights journal, growing the staff from 5 to 35 people in under a year and increasing our article output by 50% in our second semester

  • Composed pieces on mental resilience and indigenous sovereignty that were viewed by over 70 people

  • Facilitated workshops on mental health and resiliency in the human rights field as well as career development for the team, resulting in six internship offers

  • Coordinated a launch event for our first print publication and an accompanying fundraising campaign selling our print and branded merchandise that has raised over $500

  • Mentored 10 members of staff, including the incoming Editor-in-Chief

  • Represented the publication at Northwestern University Community for Human Rights' 2020 conference


Alumni Chair, Pledge Class President Delta Phi Epsilon (Foreign Service Fraternity), Epsilon Chapter, UC Berkeley (February 2018 - May 2020)

  • Delta Phi Epsilon is a co-ed international relations professional fraternity

  • Served as President of my pledge class (2018 Spring) planning plan three types of events -- social, international relations related, and fundraising

  • Spearheaded a fundraising effort that raised over $250

  • Facilitated 3 pledge class socials, budgeting and collecting additional funds and purchasing food and drinks

  • Developed a public international relations event on climate change and foreign policy that was attended by over 30 people

  • Served as Alumni chair in Spring 2019, connecting our active chapter members with over 100 DPhiE alumni

  • Mentored over 30 members on academic and career issues, with 4 formal mentees that I continue to guide through their time at Cal and in planning for their futures


Staff Writer Berkeley Political Review (BPR), UC Berkeley (September 2017 - May 2019)

  • Wrote under the U.S. section of BPR

  • Engineered a project chronicling issues within the five U.S. territories, producing 3 articles

  • My articles were featured in the print publication both semesters I participated, "The State of Puerto Rico" (Fall 2017) and "Wanted: Young, White, and Angry" (Spring 2018)

  • Garnered over 400 visits to the BPR website through my articles as well as indiividually promoting the organization

  • Developed several presentations on photo searching and creative commons, boosting staff awareness of copyright infringement by 75%

International Projects ManagerExternal Affairs Vice President, Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC), UC Berkeley (August - December 2017)

  • Developed and organized programming and events relevant to the goals of the International Affairs Department within the office of the External Affairs Vice President of the ASUC

  • Coordinated an event on human rights in Venezuela, recruiting 3 academic guest speakers and providing a post-event space for 15 Venezuelan students to share art they made about the issue

  • Devised a networking event for international students with over 20 international alumni

Campaign Manager Hayley "Major Leaguer" Krieger for ASUC Senate, UC Berkeley (December 2016 - May 2017)

  • Managed social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), garnering, at minimum, 250 followers on each account

  • Organized and delagated tasks to staffers

  • Developed the following campaign platforms: GSI training, greek diversity, and resources for survivors of sexual violence


Intern Senator Marandah Field-Elliot, Associated Students of the University of California, UC Berkeley (September 2016-February 2017)

  • Represented the student body of UC Berkeley, fighting specifically for mental health issues though plan events and advocating for people to the administration

  • Devised a mental health scavenger hutn across campus, seeking to reward students for educating themselves on mental health issues

Awards and Honors

Delegate, Northwestern University Community for Human Rights: 2020 Conference (2019)

Young Leaders Summit, RightsCon Tunis (2019)

Prozan Family Scholarship (2016)

Cox Cares Scholar (2016)

Valedictorian (2016)

Biliteracy Seal (Spanish) (2016)

Education

UC Berkeley Global Studies (3.8 GPA)

I started at UC Berkeley in the Fall of 2016. I graduated from UC Berkeley in May 2020 with a 3.8 GPA, obtaining a B.A. in Global Studies (track in Development Studies, area of expertise in the Americas) with a minor in Human Rights. Click here to see more about the courses I've taken.