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Smith College (Northampton, Massachusetts)                                                                     

Anticipated Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations; Philosophy

GPA: 3.59; Dean’s List

May 2013

University of Geneva; Graduate Institute in international & Development Studies

Exchange Student, Smith College Junior Year Abroad in Geneva, Switzerland


Richard Montgomery High School (Rockville, Maryland)

International Baccalaureate Diploma

GPA: 3.75; United States President’s Award for Academic Excellence

June 2009


Relevant Academic Work

  • Emory Law School Vulnerability and Human Condition Initiative Workshop, May 2011 at Smith College
  • Case studies in property law; free speech; genocide
  • International Political Theory; International Organizations
  • Development and Migration
  • Global Women’s Rights and Education
  • Refugee Law


English: Native Speaker; Fluent

French: Advanced Oral, Written Skills


Employment History


Research Assistant, The Fund for Peace

June-August 2012

Washington, D.C.

  • Conducted and wrote independent research investigating the effect of GMOs
  • on state stability in India
  • Researched, composed and edited country profiles for online publication
  • Coded primary-source interviews into quantitative data
  • Initiated a project to study the Failed States Index as a predictor of state stability

Assistant to General Secretary, FIACAT: International Federation of ACATs (Association of Christians Against Torture)

Oct 2011-June 2012

Geneva, Switzerland

  • Provided administrative support to office of the General Secretary
  • Represented FIACAT at UN Human Rights treaty body conferences
  • Monitored human rights conditions, current events in Africa, South America, Europe
  • Wrote, translated English-French official FIACAT press releases
  • Collaborated with state-based FIACAT offices to draft alternate reports for submission to the UN

Legal Assistant, American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation’s Capitol

May-July 2011

Washington, D.C.

  • Assessed and redirected individual phone requests for legal aid
  • Assisted legal council in organizing evidence for open case files
  • Attended, reported on court cases, debates: extraordinary rendition; torture; defamation
  • Organized public education events; secured sponsors for 500+ person events

Lead Intern, Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee

June-August 2010

Kensington, Maryland

  • Tasked and oversaw a team of five interns
  • Collaborated with local officials to create newsletters, constituent mailings
  • Wrote biographies of fifty candidates for the county’s official Sample Ballot
  • Received Excellence Award for positive attitude in meeting changing deadlines; successfully leading team to produce quality work
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