UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA


Graduate Teaching Associate

Aug 2016 - Present

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Develops and delivers weekly lectures with presentations to an undergraduate class of 180 students
  • Facilitates classroom discussions through incorporating TED talks, journal articles to provide real-world examples of the weekly topic; plan and prepare weekly class materials
  • Mentored students for labs on climatology, forestry, etc. and supervised field trips
  • Received consistently higher ratings (4.5/5) from student evaluations as compared to the average college and department ratings

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Advisor, Bulls for UNICEF

Aug 2017 - Present

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Supervises approx. 20 undergraduate members during biweekly meetings for club activities
  • Oversees quarterly fundraising events on campus to increase support for the UNICEF USA donations 

Skills

Leadership

Mentoring

Teaching

Communication

EMBASSY OF INDIA STUDENT HUB


Summer Volunteer

July 2020 - August 2020

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Collaborated with 9 volunteers to  conduct policy analysis on the National Education Policy of India
  • Presented workshop on policymaking process to fellow volunteers
  • Wrote policy briefs and provided a set of implementation strategies based on best practices from other countries

Skills

Leadership

Research

Teamwork

Communication

UNITED NATIONS VOLUNTEER


Research and Monitoring of Jordan’s Good Governance and Decentralisation Policies and Processes

Online volunteer

June 2019 - Present

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Collaborates with 10+ volunteers to assess, analyze and actively report on the status of decentralization for UNDP, Jordan
  • Prepared and presented a coherent summary report on the scope of the process for UNDP liaison in the Jordanian Government

Skills 

Critical thinking and research

Report writing

Collaboration

Stakeholder engagement

CAMPUS ELECTION ENGAGEMENT PROJECT


Campus Engagement Election Fellow

August 2016 - December 2016  

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Created brochures, social media posts, and other materials to engage students in the 2016 electoral process
  • Convinced students to vote and helped with the election day logistics through a booth with the student government

Skills

Canvassing

Advocacy

Public speaking

Organization

NATIONAL MISSION FOR CLEAN GANGA, MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES


Research Intern

July 2015 - December 2015   

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Organized a campaign to raise awareness on the pollution abatement and discourage open defecation along the Ganges riverbanks in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India
  • Compiled and drafted project reports for Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission, India; produced written grants and policy memos for 3 senior researchers

Skills 

Policy analysis and writing

Problem solving

Grant writing

Teamwork

VARDAN ENVIRONET


Project Intern

July 2015 - December 2015   

Responsibilities and Accomplishments

  • Assisted with conducting Environment Impact Assessment for an emerging housing complex in Gurgaon, India
  • Collected GPS points, soil and water samples, and other administrative tasks

 Skills

Data collection

Multitasking

Administrative