Resume


EDUCATION

Davidson College (Davidson, NC)

Bachelor of Arts in Transnational Literature with Honors (Expected May 2021) GPA: 3.885

Relevant Coursework: Oral History, Media Empathy and Justice, Asian American Literature and Film, Refugee Literature: The Self in Transit, World Literatures, Asian Diasporas in Latin America, History of Jewishness at Davidson, Literary Criticism, Feminist and Queer Theories

  • New York University, Florence, Italy (Spring 2020) (Relevant Coursework: Intro to Fashion Photography, Black Italia, The Italian South
  • Ca’Foscari University, Venice, Italy (Columbia University in Venice, Summer 2018) (Relevant Coursework: Art in Venice, Renaissance Portraiture in Venice)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Trilla G ENT (Davidson, NC)

Artist (January 2018-December 2019)                                                                                         

  • Produced commissioned art, such as photoshoots and digital album covers
  • Collaborated with other student artists and publicize creative engagement on campus

Davidson College Humanities Program (Davidson, NC)       

Humanities Teaching Fellow (August-December 2018)                                                               

  • Assisted professors with developing lesson plans and course structure; prepared and facilitated in-class discussions
  • Designed and taught additional Assistant Teaching classes, independent of formal class sessions and professors
  • Edited student papers in monthly one-on-one workshop sessions
  • Oversaw student orientation programming, as well as domestic and international study trips
  • Supported Dr. Yurika Tamura as her student assistant and copy editor

Power Station of Art (Shanghai, China)

Tour Guide (April-June 2013) 

  • Researched and introduced two of the ongoing exhibitions and their artists
  • Promoted to lead full tours and Saturday art workshops for children
  • Worked on Tokujin Yoshioka’s installation, “The Gate,” for the museum’s upcoming “Cartier Time Art” exhibition and JR’s interactive installation

LEADERSHIP

Asian American Initiative (Davidson, NC)

Co-Founder (January 2019-Present)

  • Drafted and negotiated action plans and funding proposals for Asian American Studies department and programming with campus administrative, Board of Trustee, and Alumni Office members
  • Planned events, such as a dialogue series, visiting lecturers, mental health workshop, local conference attendance, and weekly reading discussions
  • Managed social media to advertise events, document progress, and educate about Asian American Studies
  • Attended job talks and secured three Asian American Studies positions for the next 2-3 academic years

Hobart Park Magazine (Davidson, NC)

Co-Editor in Chief (February 2018-May 2019); Copy Editor (August 2017-January 2018)

  • Selected literary and art submissions, copy and layout edited, and performed final reviews before publishing
  • Distributed and publicized in-print publication, including designing posters and organizing release parties
  • Digitalized issues and published through Issuu and managed social media platforms

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

The Davidsonian (Davidson, NC)

Staff Reporter and Art Correspondent (April 2018-Present)

  • Investigate on-campus current events and interview relevant community members
  • Synthesize interviews and publish comprehensive news pieces
  • Publish op-ed articles for the Perspectives section and thought pieces and reviews of arts and culture events

Libertas Magazine (Davidson, NC)

Art Editor (August 2019-December 2019)

  • Designed layout for magazine pages with selected submissions and contributed to editorial meetings

SKILLS

  • Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, working proficiency in French and Italian
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Issuu, DSLR photography, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, and Oral History Media Synchronizer