Teacher (San Francisco, CA) — The Academy - SF @ McAteer (June 2017 – present)
Courses taught (3): NGSS Biology, Physiology, and Visual Arts.
SFTR Teaching Resident (San Francisco, CA) — San Francisco International High School (Biology, Fall 2016)
SFTR Teaching Resident (San Francisco, CA) — The Academy - SF @ McAteer (Physics, Spring 2017)
Freelance Editor — (January 2012 – present)
Advised and coached clients in scholarly and professional writing and preparing manuscript for publication.
Developed structure, goals, and premise of manuscripts and articles.
Edited manuscripts and articles for clarity, style, and marketability.
Oxford University Press (New York, NY) — Associate Editor (January 2011 – April 2014)
Identified market segments and developed products for the academic law program.
Managed full-cycle implementation among teams to consistently achieve a 4 to 9 month book production cycle.
Translated specialized academic concepts into general audience marketing and jacket copy.
Presented 20+ proposals per year at a >95% approval rate to both a cross-functional committee and an international board of leading scholars.
Negotiated and drafted complex publishing agreements, amendments, and contributor agreements.
Peabody Museum Press, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) — Publications Intern (March 2009 – August 2009)
Collaborated with author to research and write manuscript for an award-winning photo-illustrated book.
Drafted marketing copy, exhibition materials, and press releases as part of a three-person team.
Viacom, Inc. (New York, NY) — Corporate Legal Intern (Summer 2008)
Developed compliance criteria for fair use while evaluating 5000+ pages of web content.
Compiled departmental educational manual on multi-state successor liability in M&A transactions.
Commented on directors and officers insurance policy and long-term lease for major film production location.
Ropes & Gray, LLP (Boston, MA) – Paralegal Intern (Summer 2005)
Drafted corporate by-laws, researched Massachusetts laws, filed corporate organization documents, assembled closing binders and minute books, and organized fund documents for investors.
Led a team of four paralegal interns to prepare documents for various corporate transactions.
Stanford University Graduate School of Education (Stanford, CA) — MA in Education (June 2016-June 2017)
Single-subject Teaching Credential, Secondary School (Biology) with Bilingual Authorization
Boston University School of Law (Boston, MA) — JD (2007 – 2011)
Publications: “Harmonizing Virtual Property in International Treaties” 17 B.U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 101 (2011)
Activities: Journal of Science and Technology Law, 3L Editor
Legislative Policy and Drafting Clinic – “NIH Public Access Policy Reform” (Fall 2008)
Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) — AB cum laude (2003 – 2007)
Concentrations: Human Evolutionary Biology and Archaeology; Spanish language citation
Senior Thesis: “Inequalities in Diet and Health During the Intensification of Agriculture in Neolithic China”
Thomas T. Hoopes Prize (annual award for best senior research theses)
Harvard Summer School (Cambridge, MA) – Secondary School Program Resident Proctor (Summer 2009)
Led and organized student activities.
Advised and mentored 30+ high school students in a dormitory setting.
Harvard College Summit for Young Leaders in China (HSYLC) (Shanghai, China) — Seminar Leader (Summer 2007)
Designed and taught seminars at a 400+ student summit sponsored by the Goldman Sachs Foundation.
Trained and mentored top Chinese high school students in writing and debate, and translated Mandarin daily.
95.3 FM WHRB (Cambridge, MA) — Classical Music Radio Announcer (2004 – 2007)
Produced and hosted weekly radio shows.
Created daily classical music programming.
Tuesday Magazine (Cambridge, MA) — Editor, Webmaster, Art Board (2004 – 2007)
Curated literary and art pieces for award-winning quarterly collegiate publication with 6400+ print circulation.
Created magazine’s online presence and website.
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Mandarin and Shanghainese (native), Spanish (fluent; 10+ years of study).
Photographer, watercolor painter, and Classical pianist.
Mentor for high school and law students.
HTML, CSS, Photoshop, InDesign.