Resume

Resume

Experience

✧ SMA My Way

2019 - Present

A collaboration to support all people impacted by spinal muscular atrophy. As a patient ambassador, I work with Genentech employees to curate written and audio-visual content.

✧ BioNews Services

2017 - Present

A health, science, and research publication company serving patients with rare diseases. I have filled several roles at BioNews, including patient columnist, column lead, forums moderator, and copy editor.

✧ Monstering

2016 - 2018

In 2016, I founded Monstering, a magazine for disabled women and nonbinary people. I served as editor-in-chief until 2018, overseeing conceptual development and execution, as well as all operational departments.

Education

Indiana Wesleyan University

2018 - 2020

Master of Arts (M.A.), Community Care

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2015 - 2017

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology

Graduated with honors and a Certificate in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Skills

  • Creative, academic, and professional writing
  • Conceptual and copy editing
  • Sensitivity reading
  • Publishing
  • Journalism
  • Project management and communication
  • Teamwork and mentoring
  • Web design
  • Social media

Tools

  • Mac + Windows OS
  • Apple + Microsoft + Google Suite
  • Squarespace + WordPress + Super
  • Notion
  • Photoshop Elements
  • Slack
  • HTML + CSS

Portfolio

Navigating Your Workplace
Practicing Psychological Flexibility In Life With SMA
Defining Independence
Working Towards Solidarity and Equality
Review of Marlena Chertock's Crumb-Sized (Unnamed Press, 2017)
No One Is You and That Is Your Power
When Your Caregiver Is Your Dad and Your Best Friend
Filling the Gaps and Building a Community
Finding My Identity In Stories
Speculative Fiction Is Recognising the Power of Disability
Hunger, Desire and Learning to Be Alive
The Velocity of Freefall
Finding and Loving My Voice
Psychological Flexibility and the Rejection of Inappropriate Narratives
So, What's It Gonna Be?
Fate-Touched
My Mother Scrubs Cerise

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