Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Research Assistant Washington D.C.
June 2015 - August 2015
Conducted research on educational policy for charter schools, governance, common core, and accountability, utilizing online databases Google, Urban Institute, and NCSL.
Wrote several blog post for Gadfly on topics ranging from charter schools and choice, social mobility and the governance of these initiatives.
Provided email correspondence with clients, monitoring and updating contracts using Asana software.
South Carolina Office of the Attorney General
Internship with Executive Office Columbia, South Carolina
September 2014 - December 2014
Designed and executed a program to foster communication between at-risk youth and police officers in the community. The grassroots program was implemented twice a week and is currently still in use by the SCOAG.
Assisted Director of Special Projects and the Richland County Sheriff's Department's in Cal Ripken's Badges for Baseball program for at-risk elementary children.
South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus
Internship Columbia, South Carolina
February 2014 - May 2014
Conducted research and presented a legislative proposal on policies addressing education and criminal justice reforms with a focus on the corridor of shame (the neglect of S.C. rural schools) and sentencing reform.
President of Student Government Association
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Benedict College Judiciary Committee
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Columbus, Ohio
Sutherland Scholars Graduate Atlanta, Georgia
Benedict College Columbia, South Carolina
Bachelor of Art
3.9 Summa Cum Laude
School of Continuing Education, Interdisciplinary Studies Major
Benedict College School of Honors Graduate
Williams and Fudge Presidential Scholarship
Imara Women Magazine Scholarship
Call Me Mister Scholarship
Charlotte School of Law Pre-Law Academy Charlotte, North Carolina