Ms. Humanitarian Response

About Me:

Humanitarian with 7 years of experience building and managing high-profile programs (mostly in East Africa). Currently oversee project management, grants, and partnerships for a $100M international education project supporting refugees. Enthusiastic team player with a proven track record of building teams and supporting other women to advance.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Tuck, Yale, Harvard, Kellogg SOM

See More Profiles For: Stanford GSB

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Colorado College

Undergrad Major: International Political Economy, with Distinction

GPA: 3.9

GRE: 322

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Long hike and camping enthusiast | Traveled to over 31 US states and 32 countries, have lived in 10 countries over the past 10 years | Interior design

Work History:

Title: Senior Regional Project Coordinator

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Progressive project management roles (4 promotions in 5 years)

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

• Led the design and negotiations (VP+level) for a $15M fund to provide 150k to Ethiopian children with lifesaving services, securing landmark approval of the donor’s first emergency project.
• Volunteered to lead logistics for Afghan SIV response at Holloman AFB; received Certificate of Appreciation from CEO & President for outstanding service.

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term: I want to work for a consulting firm to develop an understanding of private-sector leadership, management, and operational best practices. Long-term I would like to return as a leader within the emergency response spaces to leverage these lessons to improve the efficiency, innovation, and impact of lifesaving service delivery.


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