United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees
Conducted investigations into refugee’s claims for asylum within
Columbus Jewish Federation
Organized yearly Jewish youth experiences in
International Executive Housekeepers Assn.
Performed all layout and design work for a monthly trade magazine, which helped increase my project management skills through increased publication size as well as readership of 11,000 members. Budget increase of 400% helped develop my skills in handling departmental finances, as the increased size of publication, 300%, presented challenges in arranging articles, and recruiting writers. Introduced image overhaul to reinvigorate the publication as well as raising the level of journalism within the magazine, successfully increased readership by 40% during a five month period.
Chatham College, Communiqué
Served as an apprentice journalist, learning layout skills, and developing my writing abilities. Promoted to Assistant Editor in 1996 and Chief Editor in 1997. Introduced an aggressive advertising campaign and introduced color photography to the newspaper. Gained initial management and teaching experience by conducting classes in layout and design techniques as well as coordinating writers, editors, advertising, etc. staff.
Created materials and programs to advertise Hillel on local college campuses, increasing participation by 15%. Managed FSU Passover Project, an annual student exchange program between
School of Orientalism and African Studies
MSC in Middle Eastern Government and
Politics. Focused on economics, politics, and international affairs between Arab
states with subsidiary work in their relations with external forces in the
region and the West. Developed analytical skills in the numerous research
projects conducted in labor migration, oil pricing, Shi’a dissidents in
Middle Eastern History and Politics course with emphasis on Arabic and Hebrew language courses as well as Islamic Islamic law, culture, and history. Participated in 16 hrs., weekly, of linguistic classes reaching the intermediate level of Arabic.
Obtained a BA in Political Science and
Communications which focused on international relations with the
Intensive Arabic Language Program equivalent to one year program in both written and Egyptian colloquial Arabic.
Co-founded the society to organize lectures by specialists and panelists including; “A Clash of Images: Arab and
Participated in an intensive program, which examined the political situation, the Islamic culture, and history.
L'Hopital Albert Schweitzer
Assisted in care of AIDS patients, reforestation projects, and renovation of hospital grounds. After the trips I assisted the college in promoting its continuance by contacting media and publicizing the event.
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