Resume

COLLEGE EDUCATION

Duke University; Durham, NC

Masters in Humanities (A.M.); Film Studies & Women's Studies Concentration; Spring 2008 - GPA: 3.925; Full Frame Fellow

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.); Major: English & Theater / Certificate: Film/Video/Digital; May 2006 - GPA: 3.846; Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Dean's Honor List with Distinction every semester

  • CoSIDA Academic All-American (2004)
  • WICCA Academic All-American (2005)
  • Benenson Grant Recipient
  • Duke in London: Intensive 6-week summer theater program that involved the analysis of 28 current plays

HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory; San Francisco, CA

High School Diploma; (Class of 2002) - GPA: 4.0 or 4.0 scale; Graduated 2nd in class

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETICS

Sponsor: Nike, Inc. (2007-Present) & Nike Oregon Project (2013-Present)

  • 2 Miles American Record Holder (2014)
  • IAAF World Championships Finalist: 5000m (2013)
  • USA Olympian and Olympic Finalist: 1500m (2012)
  • IAAF World Championships Semi-Finalist: 1500m (2011)
  • IAAF World Championships BRONZE MEDALIST: 1500M (2009)
  • USATF Outdoor National Champion: 1500M (2009)
  • USATF Road Mile National Champion (2009)
  • USA Olympian and Olympic Finalist: 1500M (2008)
  • USATF Olympic Trials Champion: 1500M (2008)
  • USATF Indoor National Champion: 3K (2008)

Current Personal Bests - Track:

  • 800m: 2:00.47 (2010)
  • 1500m: 3:59.49 (2014)
  • Mile: 4:20.34 (2008)
  • 3k: 8:31.38 (2010)
  • 3k Steeple: 9:59.4 (2006)
  • 2 Miles: 9:20.25 (2014)
  • 5k: 14:48.68 (2014)

Current Personal Bests - Cross Country / Road Races:

  • Mile: 4:19.2 (2008)
  • 4k: 13:02 (2006)
  • 5k: 15:41 (2009)
  • 6k: 19:55 (2006)

COLLEGE ATHLETICS

Duke University Varsity Athletics, Cross-Country & Track (2002-2007)

  • NCAA Champion: 1 Mile (2007) & 2 time Runner up, 1 Mile (2005) & 3K (2007)
  • 6 time NCAA All-American: 1500m, 1 mile, 3K, & Cross-Country
  • NACAC Under-23 Champion: 1500m (2006)
  • USATF 6th place finisher: 1500m (2006)
  • 6 time Atlatic Coast Conference (ACC) Champion: 1 Mile, 1500m, 3K & Cross-Country
  • ACC MVP (2005)
  • East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) Champion: 1 Mile (2005)
  • NCAA Southeast Region: Cross-Country Champion & Athlete of the Year (2005)
  • Attended Duke University on full athletic scholarship, commitments totaled 30-40 hrs/week

Collegiate Personal Bests:

  • 800m: 2:04.95 (Senior)
  • 1500m: 4:12.31 (Senior)
  • Mile: 4:34.94 (5th Year)
  • 3k: 9:02.73 (5th Year)
  • 3k Steeple: 9:59.4 (Senior)
  • 5k: 15:38.42 (Senior)

HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Varsity Athletics (1998-2002)

  • National Champion: 800m
  • All American Selection: 800m
  • 2 time California State Champion: 800m & 1600m
  • 7 time Central Coast Section Champion: 800m, 1600m & Cross-Country
  • Inductee: San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame (2008)
  • Inductee: Sacramento Meet of Champions Hall of Fame (2008)

High School Personal Bests:

  • 800m: 2:08.52 (Junior)
  • 1500m: 4:30.28 (Junior)
  • 1600m: 4:51.0 (Senior)
  • 3k: 9:38.42 (Senior)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Imagining More, non-profit  (2012-present)

  • Non-profit Imagining More is an Organization that promotes arts and athletics amongst youn women. Through different projects in the US and Mexico, our mission is to serve as an instrument for young women who wish to develop in the arts and sports as well as to create awareness about the uniqueness of being a female athlete.

The Movie Making Marathon (2006-2008)

  • Co-Producer of Duke's 24-hour film festival (including its inaugural year)
  • Role involved coordinating publicity, securing grants, and overseeing event planning
  • Duke's Movie Making Marathon Website

Documentary on Duke Women's Cross Country Team (2005-2007)

  • Developed documentary as part of an independent study project
  • Production involved ongoing documentation and editing as part of my Master's Degree project
  • "Blue Soles" short documentary

NBC Sports Network; Sacramento, CA (Summer 2004)

  • Spotter at US Track & Field Olympic Trials
  • Tracked field events & relayed information to the production team for live broadcast

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Organized system to redistribute retired running shoes to Middle Schoolers (2005-2007)

  • Collected trainers and spikes from Duke runners to help advance Middle School running programs
  • Program involved mentoring student-athletes through discussions and participation in team events

Duke University Dramatic Readings

  • Performing Dissent (Fall 2003)
  • Throw Like a Girl (Fall 2006)

SKILLS

  • Competitive Irish Step Dancer (1990-2001) - Placed as high as 2nd within Western US & 7th Nationally
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, Stata; Understanding of Phonetics