I'm an enthusiast and as a result, I have an attitude that allows me to navigate any new challenges and opportunities. I grew up around the world, attended numerous schools and met hundreds of people along the way. I developed an interest in array of things and I am always excited to learn and do more. As my degree finishes up the future is wide open and I am excited about it. - I have always had big ideas and many interests so starting my blog was my first step in executing those many endeavours - Studying Anthropology and Archaeology presented me with a chance to pursue my curiosities, to understand an array of aspects of societies and people - I took up every opportunity that allowed me to develop my best abilities: being a part of a group, preparing and organising projects, events and people, coming up with creative solutions. Things I have always done well in personal, academic and extracurricular settings
3460 Miles is also an editorially-driven community founded by Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger in 2013, which aims to digitally and physically connect creative and passionate individuals who live, work and travel between NYC and London. As an intern, my role has included the taking over of the Social Media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook), ensuring it's running to the brand's social media strategy. I also help to draft the campaigns on Mail Chimp and connect with the Start-ups and People being featured on the bi-weekly editorials.
In this part-time volunteer position at an International Women's Charity based in London, I had my first experience of working in professional office environment as an intern and as a part of a Fundraising and Marketing team. Duties and skills included - Administrative work such as relying to donor letters and emails, organising files, briefing the team and generally helping around the office - Preparing for fundraisers by scouting cheering locations, creating posters and banners for advertising the event internally in the office building - Drafting social media updates for scheduled updates - Researching through and organising of video and photographic materials from stories gathered by the organisation and their teams abroad - Creating an excel database to input data from 800+ donor surveys
I served as ambassador for the university on Open Days and Post Offer Visit Days. One of my favourite experiences, because I could enhance my communication skills and talk to visitors and share my enthusiasm for Bristol, by providing a positive impression. Duties and skills included - Organising displays - Conducting tours of the Archaeology and Anthropology department, Arts buildings and generally around University - As team leader at the department, organising and assigning tasks to the rest of the team, liaising with professors and speakers about scheduling - Overall assisting in smooth running of the day
Dissertation Title - Harmonizing education, career, and marriage aspirations among contemporary British-Asian women with parental expectations and cultural values Activities and Societies: Production team for MAD (Manor Amateur Dramatics Group) at Halls of Residence, Charity Committee at Halls of Residence, Contributor to the Epigram Paper's Travel and Style sections, Active member of Yoga Society, Sign Society, Student Ambassador (Open days and Post-Offer Visit days), Marketing team for Burst Radio