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Profile // Extrovert- Optimist- Writer- Singer- Sister- Creator- Doer- Dreamer- Activist- Advocate- Entrepreneur- Community Builder


Interim Director for Youth // Morningside Presbyterian Church, August 2016-Present

  • Plan and lead weekly youth group, retreats, and youth council meetings. 

  • Manage social media, church newsletter, advertisement, and outreach.

  • Increased youth attendance by 1.5%.

Creative Collaborator // Sanctified Art, January 2016- Present

  • Specialize in liturgy writing, the visioning and brainstorming stage, movie editing, advertising, hand lettering, and social media use. 

Hebrew Teacher's Assistant // Columbia Theological Seminary, Fall 2015, Fall 2016

  • Teach two Hebrew classes per week, write curriculum, build community amidst students, plan and lead study sessions, grade exams and homework. 

Pediatric Hospital Chaplain Intern // Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, Summer 2016

  • Provided trauma and grief support in a trauma one hospital to children ages 0 to 18, as well as their parents. 

A Rented Kitchen // Founder, Photographer and Author, 2012-2016

  • Vegetarian food blog, created as a spiritual practice in environmental care. 
  • Grew blog audience to over 100,000 views in two years. 

Founding Youth Director // Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2013-2014

  • Envisioned and grew youth program, through relationship building, curriculum writing, and establishing a volunteer base. 
  • Upon departure, left church with fully sustainable youth program, including advisors and an annual schedule. 


Additional Experience

UKirk Student President // Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013-2014 

Social Work Intern // AMP! Mentoring, Richmond, VA, 2013-2014

Social Work Intern // Feed More Food Bank, Virginia, Summer 2013

Conference Support // Montreat Summer Staff, Summer 2011



Columbia Theological Seminary // Master of Divinity, May 2017                          GPA: 3.94

Virginia Commonwealth University // Bachelor of Social Work, May 2014            GPA: 3.987


Technical Skills // Canva, Prezi, iMovie, Microsoft Office, Wordpress, Squarespace, and Piktochart


Speaking and Leading

Workshop Leader // Montreat College Conference, January 2017

Keynote Speaker // Western North Carolina Youth Retreat, November 2016

Keynote Speaker // Sheppard and Lapsley Middle School Presbytery Retreat, October 2016

Workshop Leader // NEXT Conference, February 2016

Workshop and Small Group Leader // Montreat College Conference, January 2016

Workshop Leader // Massanetta Springs SALT Conference, November 2015

Keynote Speaker // Montreat Youth Conference, Alpha, June 2015