Program Director, Literacy Volunteers of Kent County
Coventry, RI 2020-
Oversee the daily operations of the Literacy Volunteers of Kent County which includes, recruiting and matching tutors and students, supporting matches, and serving as the public face of LVKC.
Reference Librarian, Coventry Public Library
Coventry, RI 2020-
Provide reference service and respond to patron inquiries in person, online and via telephone.
Promote library services and programs.
Record complete and accurate library usage statistics.
Operate Sierra Integrated Library System.
Graduate Student Grant Worker, Institute of Library and Museum Services
Simmons University, Boston, MA 2020-
Support research into the experience and use of academic libraries by African American undergraduate students under the direction of Simmons University Assistant Professor Dr. Rebecca Davis.
Consultant, The College Crusade of Rhode Island
Providence, RI 2020
Developed virtual and in-person programming to provide early access to college and career resources for 9th and 10th grade students.
Program Manager, Scholar Athletes
Boston, MA 2019-2020
Led programming and partnerships at 5 school-based Zone sites located in Boston Public Schools.
Supervised and facilitated professional development training for 8 Program Coordinators and Assistants.
Provided direct service to help students achieve their academic and athletic pursuits.
Led planning of the 2019 Boston City Girls Volleyball All Star Game.
High School Advisor, The College Crusade of Rhode Island
Providence, RI, 2015 -2019
Counseled a caseload of nearly 125 high school students during and after school in academic decisions, social development, career exploration, and college readiness.
Facilitated weekly programs on college planning and life skills.
AmeriCorps Education Fellow, The Learning Community School
Central Falls, RI, 2014- 2015
Provided small group math intervention for students in grades K-8.
Communicated with teachers to address student needs, and tailored lessons to student interests, strengths, and learning needs.
Tournament Intern, International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum
Newport, RI, 2014
Assisted customers with ticket and service-related inquiries.
Created an entertainment guide for tournament players by negotiating partnerships with local businesses and organizations.
Program Assistant, National Association for Girls and Women in Sport Reston, VA, 2012-2013
Collaborated with the Office of the First Lady of the United States to launch First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Active Schools initiative.
Partnered with community-based groups nationwide to plan activities for Girls and Women in Sport Day.
Lobbied on Capitol Hill for bills related to Health and Physical Education.
Simmons University, Boston, MA
Master of Library and Information Science
Expected graduation: May 2022
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Master of Science, Kinesiology:
Sport Management and Policy Specialization, 2014
Hampton University, Hampton, VA
Bachelor of Science, Sports Management, 2012
2020-2021 American Library Association Spectrum Scholar
2020-2022 Association of Research Libraries Diversity Scholar, Kaleidoscope Program
2020 Special Libraries Association New England James M. Matarazzo Award
2020 Rhode Island Independence Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Junior
2019 Massachusetts and Rhode Island Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Chapters Sincere and Rare Award
2013 National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics John McLendon Minority Postgraduate Scholarship
American Library Association
Black Caucus of the American Library Association
International Sports Heritage Association
Rhode Island Library Association
Cornucopia of Rhode Island-Vice Chair
Special Libraries Association- Secretary, SLA@Simmons