Freelance Editor & Writer
July 2020 – present
Toronto, Canada (Remote)
Edit, proofread, research, fact-check, and write across genres (blogs, web copy, internal documents). Topics include education, language, history, culture, food, wellness, and tourism.
Guided students on their college admission essays through a multi-draft process.
Conducted a one-on-one class on writing empirical research papers.
November 2018 – September 2019
Wrote, edited, proofread, and formatted blogs, resources, website copy, and newsletters.
Led social media campaigns on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Produced a handbook on best practices for communications.
Facilitated logistics for two major conferences: set meeting agendas, co-created timelines, and provided admin support. Assisted with outreach to community educators and organizations.
COMMUNITY SUPPORTED FILM
September 2018 – October 2018
October 2018 – November 2018
Responsible for communication, event facilitation, social media, writing, data entry, and other administrative tasks.
Assisted at public engagement events for New Immigrant & Refugee Visions (NIRV) film projects. Provided logistical support to organizers, signed attendees in, distributed handouts, and took photos and notes.
Synthesized audience feedback to improve future endeavors.
EMERSON LAUNCH, EMERSON COLLEGE
May 2018 – August 2018
Redesigned external Squarespace website.
Created graphics for Instagram and wrote copy for website.
Participated in Drupal training to update internal webpage on Emerson.edu.
Worked closely with team and executed digital campaigns to hone Launch’s presence across both the Emerson community and the city.
ENGAGEMENT LAB, EMERSON COLLEGE
September 2017 – May 2018
Created and tracked campaigns on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Contributed writing to Medium blog.
Created social media graphics and Mailchimp newsletters.
Tracked Engagement Lab's projects and identified relevant news and resources
in civic media, art and technology.
M.A. Civic Media: Art & Practice (CMAP)
September 2017 – August 2018
Successfully completed thesis project, Community Storytelling Guide: Best Practices to Convey Stories about Migration, an online resource aimed at supporting those who are working on storytelling projects about migration, particularly working with immigrants, refugees, and migrants.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST
September 2013 – May 2017
Started out as a Political Science major, switched to Communication in Spring 2016.
• Writing and editing (copy, blogs, resources, newsletters)
• Conducting extensive research
• Organizing and compiling information
• Creating visuals (social media graphics and flyers)
• Teamwork & collaboration
• Organization and time management
• Facilitation of logistics for events
• English (first language)
• Hindi (second language)
• Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook)
• Adobe Premiere (basic) and Adobe Photoshop (basic)
Social Media & Web
• Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
• Google Suite, Wix, Squarespace, WordPress, LinkedIn, Medium, Hootsuite, TweetDeck, Mailchimp, Canva, Tumblr, Flickr, Wikipedia, and YouTube