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EXPERIENCE


Ketagalan Media (Taipei, Taiwan)                                                                                          Editor (February 2016 – Present)

Write articles related to public policy and social issues in Taiwan for Ketagalan Media’s digital platform; coordinate with other editors to edit content, fact-check and proofread articles by contributing writers and other editors

 

Center for Responsive Politics (Washington, D.C.)                                                                    Reporting Intern (September – December 2017)

Wrote breaking news stories about the movement of money in American politics for the Center’s blog; tracked legislation and hearings related to national and state-level campaign finance laws; contributed to research on in-depth pieces about campaign finance; wrote money-in-politics profiles of donors, lobbyists and of the manufacturing and healthcare industries in the United States 

 

United Nations ESCAP  (Bogor, Indonesia)                                                                                  Economic Affairs Intern (June – August 2017)

Conducted research with consultants at United Nations ESCAP’s Centre for Alleviation of Poverty Through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA) on climate change risk mitigation methods for smallholder farmers; wrote a policy brief on the merits and limitations of sustainability certification and eco-labelling

 

Bologna Institute for Policy Research (Bologna, Italy)                                                                      Social Media Coordinator (August 2016 – August 2017)

Co-managed the Institute’s social media accounts, increased Twitter followers by more than 50 percent; organized 2017 White Paper on academic networking platforms for university faculty members; wrote media blurbs about media appearances made by professors affiliated with the Institute

 

Next Animation Studio (Taipei, Taiwan)                                                                                      International Content Editor (January 2015 – June 2016)

Supervised animation news projects for international clients including Reuters, Fox 5, Univision and CNN by selecting relevant news stories, coordinating tasks and ensuring animation quality to meet clients’ needs; wrote Mandarin-language animation scripts for in-house animation team of 50+ animators; spearheaded experimental 2D-animation projects about the U.S. electoral system used by broadcast news companies in East and Southeast Asia

 

Osborne Association (New York, N.Y.)                                                                                      Communications and Fundraising Assistant (September 2013 – September 2014)

Designed pamphlets and fliers for agency programs and public policy initiatives to raise visibility of the problems faced by children of incarcerated parents and the aging prison population; managed all social media platforms and increased Facebook readership by 70 percent; assisted Communications Director in reorganizing and streamlining website content for new website

 

Boston Magazine (Boston, M.A.)                                                                                                      Editorial Intern (January – June 2013)

Worked with editorial team to research for and fact-check front of book and feature articles to maintain magazine’s accuracy and credibility; transcribed interviews for senior editors; pitched and wrote public policy-related stories for online newsfeed (e.g. gun buyback programs, tobacco policy)

 

EDUCATION


Johns Hopkins University (Washington, D.C. and Bologna, Italy)                                      School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) 

Master of Arts, International Affairs (Graduation: May 2018)

  • Concentration: International Economics and Southeast Asian Studies
  • Selected Coursework: Business and Economics Statistics, Econometrics, Economic Growth and Development in Southeast Asia, International Trade Theory, Development Economics

 

Wellesley College  (Wellesley, M.A.)                                                                                               

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (Graduation: June 2013)                                                      

  • Concentration: Comparative Politics; Minor: Environmental Studies

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