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Candidate, Master of Science

Department of Community Sustainability  

Michigan State University


Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Bachelor of Science     

Minors: Leadership Studies, Hunger Studies, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

Peace Corps Pre-Program (Agriculture, Environment)

Oaxaca, Mexico (Sustainable Agriculture, Gender and the Environment)

Honors Program

University of Rhode Island (URI)

Research Experience

Research Assistant 

URI Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology

May 2017-August 2017

Current and historical production and use of herbs by ethnic and migrant communities in Providence, RI


Student Researcher 
URI Honors Program 
May 2016-May 2017 Kingston RI 
Buen Provecho: Dominican Immigrants food culture changes in Providence, RI


Needs Assessment Researcher

URI Cooperative Extension 

October 2014-December 2016, Kingston

RIHorticulture Education Access of Minority Groups in the City of Providence

Science and Engineering Fellow

URI Department of Marine Affairs 

May 2015-August 2016 , Kingston,RI

First Steps Towards Seaport Resilience Index: Bananas, Climate Change and U.S. Food Supply

Leadership and Service
Leadership and Service

Outreach and Communications Chair 
Rhode Island Food Policy Council 
January 2017- August 2018, Providence, RI

Board Member
North Providence Juvenile Justice Hearing Board
May 2014 – August 2017, North Providence, RI

Board Member
North Central Chamber of Commerce
January 2014 –January 2015, North Providence, RI

Academic Affairs Chair
URI Student Senate Inc., 
October 2013-April 2017, Kingston, RI

URI Student Action for Sustainability
April 2014-April 2016, Kingston, RI

Academic Resources Chair
URI Seeds of Success
April 2014-April 2015, Kingston, RI 

URI Environmental & Natural Resources Economics Student Association
April 2016-April 2017, Kingston, RI

URI College of Environmental & Life Sciences
September 2014-April 2016, Kingston, RI

North Providence Youth Commission
July 2012 – June 2013, North Providence, RI


Employment History

Bilingual Outreach And Education Facilitator 
RI Resource Recovery Corporation 
February 2018-August 2018



Policy Analyst Intern
USDA Agricultural Marketing Services National Organic Program, Washington, DC
September 2017-December 2017



URI Master Gardener Program Volunteer Education Assistant
URI Cooperative Extension, Kingston, RI

September 2016-August 2017

Natural Resources Specialist 
Bureau of Land Management, Washington, DC

June 2016- August 2016 


Student Coordinator
URI Housing and Residential Life, Kingston, RI
September 2014-May 2016


Outreach & Education Intern
URI Cooperative Extension 
September 2013 – December 2016, Kingston, RI


Co-Manager North Providence Farmers Market
Town of North Providence Recreation Department 
April 2013 – August 2017, North Providence RI


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