Adobe Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere | AutoCAD
Avid | Axure | Balsamiq | MATLAB | R Programming | SolidWorks | SQL
Movies | Hip-Hop and Modern Dance | Fashion
Space | Photography | Traveling
Hebrew | Spanish | Ramen
Production Assistant, Key Grip, Swing
New York, NY
Sept. 2016 - Present
Assist on music videos, independent features and Saturday Night Live.
Manage technical equipment, set lighting, appear for cameos.
DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT + TECHNICAL CONSULTING
Presidential Innovation Fellow
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Sept. 2014 - Sept. 2015
Embedded with other private sector innovators and entrepreneurs into federal agencies.
Interviewed Veterans nationwide about motivations for joining the military and challenges accessing VA services. Synthesized narratives to construct Personas – composite portraits of common themes – to inform product design and service delivery.
Led contracting, budgeting and marketing for Open Data Roundtable and analytics Summit with VA leaders and field experts to inform MyVA policy and Secretary McDonald’s Strategic Plan.
Coordinated to integrate VA into consortium of research institutions and healthcare facilities.
Helped shape Policing Data Initiative playbook to onboard new departments.
Served as panelist at White House events including: “The State of STEM,” “Women & Girls in STEM Roundtable” with Valerie Jarrett, Dr. Jo Handelsman and Sally Jewell, and co-hosted “We the Geeks” in honor of Black History Month.
Selected member of inaugural class of NASA’s Datanauts – women leaders from the tech community utilizing innovative data solutions.
The New York Times
Manager, Mobile Analytics
New York, NY
Sept. 2013 - Sept. 2014
2010 - present
2010 - present
Analyzed cross-platform usage to understand how users interact with content in order to identify opportunities for effective engagement.
Designed performance metrics to assess and present business opportunities.
Issued data insights and user segments to development, marketing and newsroom teams.
Aided newsroom for the Sochi Olympics and World Cup, multi-part interactives and rebranding of The International New York Times.
Won Publisher’s Award for cross-department collaboration improving the NYT app, payment mechanism, conversion rates and user engagement.
Mobile Product Analyst
New York, NY
Nov. 2012 - Sept. 2013
Designed HTML5 mobile platform leveraging data and workflow solutions in Ipreo’s Investment Bank and Corporate desktop products, and delivered white-label product to J.P. Morgan.
Collaborated with product managers and developers to gather and prioritize client requirements and evaluate enhancement feasibility.
Business Technology Analyst
Jersey City, NJ
July 2012 - Oct. 2012
Built software for physicians to manage clinical practice and electronic health records.
Conducted product demonstrations, created marketing brochures and developed practice websites.
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania
Neuropsychiatry and Brain Behavior Laboratory (Dr. Ruben Gur)
Computerized Neurocognitive Battery (CNB) Programming Intern
Aug. 2011 – Apr. 2012
Converted the web-based CNB, a series of computerized tests measuring accuracy and speed of performance in major domains of cognition, to Hebrew for administration in Israel.
Mechanical Engineering Intern
New York, NY | East Rutherford, NJ
June – Sept. 2010 | May – Aug. 2009
Drafted bids with the Head Project Engineer for renovation of U.N. and MetLife Stadium.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics | Minor: Engineering Entrepreneurship
Honors and Awards: Wesley A. Stanger, Jr. Scholarship Winner: Selected representative of Union County, NJ for the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 2012.
Kent Place School
Honors and Awards: Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society (President), Ventures Scholar, National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar, Varsity Soccer, Track, and Lacrosse.
Extracurricular: Completed LEAD Business Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, studying business and managing a hypothetical stock portfolio.
ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Oct. 2008 – Sept. 2014
Worked with elementary school classes on dance performances.
Served on the Graduate Board, helping build CityStep in Trenton.
The Walk Magazine
Sept. 2010 – May 2012
Created SEEN ON THE WALK, blog covering aspiring student designers and street-style.
Hexagon Senior Society
Université de Technologie de Compiègne
Completed French language and culture study abroad program.
Maimonides Leaders Fellowship
Attended seminars related to Jewish tradition at Penn and in Israel.
Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity
Friars Senior Society
Mar. 2011 – May 2012
Aug. - Sept. 2009
Oct. 2009 – Dec. 2010
Jan. 2009 - May 2012
Mar. 2011 - May 2012
Oct. 2011 - Present