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Skills

GIS Software

  • ArcMap 10.x, including:
    • 3D Analyst Toolbox
    • Analysis Toolbox
    • Conversion Toolbox
    • Data Management Toolbox
    • Geostatistical Analyst Toolbox
    • Network Analyst Toolbox
    • Spatial Analyst Toolbox
    • Spatial Statistics Toolbox
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • ArcGIS Online
  • Tableau
  • Maptitude
  • ERDAS Imagine

Data Analysis

  • R
  • STATA
  • Tableau

Programming

  • Python
  • R
  • SQL
  • HTML

Other

  • LaTeX
  • The Raiser's Edge
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Arabic (Intermediate)
  • French (Advanced)

2018

Education and Honors

M.S. Geospatial Information Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

Expected May 2018

2017

Work Experience

Research Intern
DC Fiscal Policy Institute, Washington, DC

May - August 2017
  • Created interactive web application to prioritize DC's affordable housing spending based on jobs proximity, neighborhood poverty, violent crime, racial diversity, and land cost
  • Researched tax, budget, and legal issues surrounding mixed-use developments in DC
  • Compiled survey data based on interviews with DC health and education experts on streamlining childcare services
  • Wrote blogs for the organization's website
  • Provided technical assistance in GIS, Python, R, and Excel

Education and Honors

Bill Archer Graduate Program in Public Policy
University of Texas System, Washington, DC

May - August 2017

Graduate Thesis Research

(In progress)

Graduate Coursework

  • Urban Economics
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems
  • GIS Pattern Analysis
  • GIS for Real Estate
  • Inside Washington: Federal Policymaking from the Ground Up
  • Archer Center Independent Study and Research
  • Archer Center Washington Internship
  • French

Campus Leadership

  • Senator, UT Dallas Student Government
  • Vice President, UT Dallas GIS Student Organization
  • Alumni Ambassador, Archer Graduate Program in Public Policy
  • Student Representative, UT Dallas Auxiliary Services Advisory Committee
  • Faculty Appointee, UT Dallas School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Student Observer, UT Dallas Academic Senate
  • Member, UT Dallas Graduate Advisory Council

2016

Work Experience

Supplemental Instruction Leader and Tutor, Statistics
UT Dallas Student Success Center, Richardson, TX

August 2014 - May 2016
  • Facilitated peer-focused study sessions for two statistics classes and roughly 85 students per semester
  • Created lesson plans that encourage active, collaborative learning based on critical thinking and transferable study skills

Education and Honors

B.S. International Political Economy
The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

August 2012 - May 2016

Undergraduate Thesis Research

Hotbeds of Hate: Analyzing Spatial and Temporal Disparities in Hate Crime Across U.S. Cities, supervised by Dr. Patrick Brandt

Graduate Coursework

  • GIS Data Analysis Fundamentals
  • GIS Programming Fundamentals
  • Remote Sensing Fundamentals

Honors

Campus Leadership

  • Faculty Appointee, UT Dallas School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Faculty Appointee, UT Dallas Student Government Election Board
  • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

2015

Work Experience

Supplemental Instruction Leader and Tutor, Statistics
UT Dallas Student Success Center, Richardson, TX

August 2014 - May 2016
  • Facilitated peer-focused study sessions for two statistics classes and roughly 85 students per semester
  • Created lesson plans that encourage active, collaborative learning based on critical thinking and transferable study skills

Account Management Coordinator
Valet Interactive, Plano, TX

June - December 2015
  • Provided account servicing for over 200 clients in routine and special operational requests
  • Updated client websites in WordPress and DudaOne CMS
  • Created, edited, and published blog articles and website content

Education and Honors

National Security Education Program Boren Scholarship (Declined)
Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

September 2015 - June 2016

Honors

  • Golden Key International Honour Society

Campus Leadership

  • Faculty Appointee, UT Dallas School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Member, UT Dallas McDermott Library Student Advisory Group
  • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

2014

Work Experience

Supplemental Instruction Leader and Tutor, Statistics
UT Dallas Student Success Center, Richardson, TX

August 2014 - May 2016
  • Facilitated peer-focused study sessions for two statistics classes and roughly 85 students per semester
  • Created lesson plans that encourage active, collaborative learning based on critical thinking and transferable study skills

International Visitor Program Intern
The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, Dallas, TX

January - May 2014
  • Planned and coordinated State Department-sponsored visits of international officials
  • Drafted proposals for incoming international delegations
  • Maintained a list of academic and business contacts in Dallas/Fort Worth

Education and Honors

U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program
Noor Majan Training Institute, Ibri, Oman

May - August 2014

Honors

  • Dean's List Fall 2014

Campus Leadership

  • Secretary, UT Dallas College Panhellenic Council
  • Member, UT Dallas McDermott Library Student Advisory Group
  • Secretary, UT Dallas French Students Association
  • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

2013

Education and Honors

Honors

  • Dean's List Fall 2013

Campus Leadership

  • Secretary, UT Dallas College Panhellenic Council
  • Member, UT Dallas McDermott Library Student Advisory Group
  • Secretary, UT Dallas French Students Association
  • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

2012

Education and Honors

Honors

  • Recipient of four-year, full-tuition Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Selected for Collegium V, the UT Dallas university-wide honors program

Campus Leadership

  • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
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