Education

9/00–6/04

Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Economics 6/04

Coursework included: economics, statistics, accounting, political science and mathematics

9/03–12/03

Internship, World Bank, Latin American Department for Economic Management and Poverty Reduction, Washington D.C.

  • Worked with econometric databases to update the Bank website
  • Focused on two main projects: developing the statistical data for an updated poverty report, and performed an independent data assessment of fiscal inequality in Latin America

9/02–05/03

Overseas Study Program, Paris, France

Work Experience

01/12–Present

Project & Finance Manager, Global Water Polo Inc., Worldwide

  • Created and manages the AWP website and co-manages all other social media outlets
  • In charge of all company finances & investments
  • First point of contact for all business requests and subsequent communication
  • Drafts and edits all written content
  • Manager and coordinator for all water polo camps worldwide

01/10–Present

Professional Relations Manager for Tony Azevedo, 5-Time Olympian, USA Olympic Water Polo Captain and professional athlete

  • Manages all social media, websites, email and communication for Azevedo (candidate’s husband)
  • Conceptualizes, organizes and executes his events, clinics, and newsletters

01/14–Present

Communications Manager, DJ Global Wave, Worldwide

  • Edits and drafts all written content for website, social media, and press releases
  • Redesigned and manages current website
  • Networks and fundraises for future projects

09/12–09/14

Communications Manager, Water Polo Players Organization, Worldwide

  • Created and managed the WPO Website
  • In charge of drafting written content, editing, and internal communication for all activities concerning the Organization

10/09–06/11

Consultant, Porto Montenegro, Tivat, Montenegro

  • Completed freelance projects that focused on resort construction and sales market analyses
  • Created a comprehensive five-year projected business development plan for the new Sports Club

9/08–9/09

Professor of Journalism, Media & Public Relations, University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia

  • Created and taught four graduate level classes totaling ten lecture hours per week.

9/06–09/08

Independent Research Associate, National Policy Research Council, based in Washington DC

  • Completed extensive analysis of all known U.S. official state/local government web sites, including work that was compiled into a comprehensive E-government Trend Report Published in Digital Communities November 2006
  • Conducted a study on non-profit organizations for the annual NPRC “Gov-Guide”, published January 2007

9/05–12/07

Overseas Study/Business English Teacher, Scuola Ente Lombardo Lingua e Cultura Italiana, Milan, Italy

  • Taught Business English to native Italian professionals
  • Completed an advanced course in Italian with a focus on Business language and techniques

5/06–8/06

Recruiting Manager, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC

  • Coordinated an intensive program for Summer Associate Lawyers, including all activities and follow-up reports
  • Organized in-house training seminars for associates; in charge of applying for State Bar Credit and survey analysis after program completion

12/04–9/05

Sales Coordinator/Revenue Management Trainee, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California

  • Developed strategic market planning strategies, prospected and gained new accounts, and met with clients to complete contracts
  • Trained with the Director of Revenue and Regional Director of Sales and Marketing to learn financial strategy and marketing techniques

12/03–6/04

Marketing Coordinator, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Stanford Business School

  • Analyzed existing marketing techniques and created new advertising strategies
  • Worked specifically with Google and Overture to expand subscriptions and distribution

Additional Info

Animal Activism

09/15–08/16

California, USA

  • Conceived and organized the Athlete Animal Rights Campaign featuring Olympic athletes & hopefuls for the 2016 Rio Games
  • Worked with famed photographer Andrea Mead Cross and six American athletes to create a successful social media-driven campaign released worldwide

09/11–05/12

Kotor, Montenegro

  • Worked extensively to create the first-ever animal shelter in the region
  • Organized fundraising events at Porto Montenegro Yacht Club that raised over 5K for shelter development

Continuing Academics

08/15–12/15

HTML, CSS & Web Design Course, General Assembly, remote

  • Completed an intense daily online four-month course that covered website design, html, css, visual & responsive design

Languages

Fluent in verbal & written Spanish; business working knowledge of Portuguese & Italian