My Resume

 

Professional Overview:

  • Worked as a general level assistant to the US embassy located in Tegucigalpa, assisting in planning 2 Independence Day celebrations, and assisted translating with low-level Honduran employees in the Embassy to oversee several projects dedicated to maintaining the embassy, along with office-work. Summers of 2011 and 2012.
  • Worked as a general sales associated with GameStop for 3 months October through December of 2013.
  • Working as an author at Textbroker International a website which connects writers with people who need articles on a variety of subjects.
  • Contributor to Honduras Weekly one of the most popular websites for news about Honduras written in English.
  • Contributor to Journalister a developing website which plans to helps young writers stay afloat by paying them some of the ad-revenue they bring into the website.

Core Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Latin Dance
  • Knowledge of Latin culture
  • Former Vice President of the American School of Tegucigalpa’s Mythology Club (2012)
  • Knowledge of Latin American Politics and History
  • Working knowledge of Spanish (Spoken and Written)
  • Experience organizing, coordinating, and assisting a variety of events from simple parties, to festivals, to academic events such as presentations and award ceremonies
  • Dedication to the advancement of S.A.L.S.A. through academic events, and social events
  • Knowledge of Latin American Cinema

School Related Achievements & Experience:

  • Held several events last year, including the Latin Heritage month event, and various presentations for N.A.S.A., such as on how a culture can be appropriated if worn as a costume, a short overview of the Taíno people and the Garifuna people and how their cultures have impacted Puerto Rico and Honduras, and on Latin foods, and a presentation at Café Ole giving a short overview of recent Honduran history.
  • Assisted recruiting at the I-fest in the Spring, and worked with N.A.S.A’s end of the year event

Education:

  • Graduate of Hardaway High school 2013
  • Student at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, expected graduation year is 2017

Presentations:

  • UNCG S.A.L.S.A. Hispanic Heritage month presentation
  • UNCG Café Ole Honduras in the Modern Day/ S.A.L.S.A. information
  • UNCG N.A.S.A. Foods and Dishes of Central America
  • UNCG N.A.S.A. Ethnic Identities of the Caribbean
  • UNCG N.A.S.A. “My culture is Not a Costume.”

Skills:

  • Spanish Fluency
  • Knowledge of UNCG
  • Knowledge of Martial Arts
  • Writing Skill
  • Speaking Skill
  • Organizing Skill

Member of UNCG organizations (2013-2014):

  • A.L.S.A
  • A.B.
  • Spanish Club
  • Café Ole
  • UNCG Global Village
  • UNCG P.A.L. program
  • UNCG Living Learning Communities
  • UNCG History Department
  • UNCG Women & Gender Studies department
  • UNCG Global Studies department
  • UNCG Anthropology Department
  • UNCG Spanish Department
  • UNCG ALIANZA

Volunteering Experience:

  • Greensboro Children Museum
  • American School of Tegucigalpa
  • N.C.G. S.A.L.S.A.

Writing Samples:

http://www.hondurasweekly.com/component/k2/item/20856-drugs-are-like-candy-in-san-pedro-sula

https://journalister.co/post/show/14-1-honduran-prisons

https://lucianothewriter.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/protectors-of-the-people-prologue/

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