I am an emerging professional in the fields of leadership and management, communications, workforce development, public relations and development. My professional experience has concentrated on project coordination and development focused on improving individual and family wellbeing. I amskilled at collaborative work spanning various sectors including business, nonprofit, government and educational systems. I am passionate about building partnerships and supporting innovative programs that enhance public wellbeing.
Special Interests: Sector based workforce development, nonprofit development, collaboration, healthcare.
Skill Set: Research, career counseling, program management, program development, philanthropy, social media
My professional experience has primarily involved project coordination and development focused on improving individual and family wellbeing. I have worked closely with nonprofit organizations, government, business leaders and educational systems to support largescale community change efforts through my current position at the Takoda Group, my previous internship with the Greater Twin Cities United Way and through my recent Master’s degree coursework. I am passionate about building partnerships and supporting innovative programs that enhance public wellbeing. My current position as an employment specialist supporting healthcare sector specific workforce development has sharpened my awareness of the needs of emerging healthcare professionals and employees, and the emerging health needs of our communities.
Master's Degree - Public Policy/Master's Degree - Social Work - University of Minnesota - Graduated May 2013
Bachelor's Degree - Family Social Science - Graduated May 2009
Employment Specialist - Takoda Group (American Indian OIC) - May 2011-Present
Systems Change and Innovation Intern - Greater Twin Cities United Way - Sept. 2011-May 2012