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Effective Proposal Writing " Strategic Planning " Exceptional Analytical Skills


Action-oriented ABD international development, governance and policy researcher with over 8 years of combined experience in
International Relations, American Government, and Public Policy and Public Administration research. Additional diversified experience in
proposal writing, immigration law and political science education. Impeccable background in critical thinking, leadership and management,
strategic development, writing/editing, relationship building and administrative support. Areas of expertise include:

Policy Planning ! International Relations ! American Government ! Blogging Governance ! Strategy Development ! Process
Improvement ! Compliance Standards ! Comprehensive Research ! Policy Think Tanks

PhD, in POLITICAL SCIENCE ! Howard University: Washington, DC 2014
Major: International Relations, American Government
Minor: Public Policy and Public Administration
Relevant Coursework: World Imperialism; Theories of International Relations; Conflict Resolution; Evaluation of Public Policy; Africa in
World Politics; Seminar in International Development Policies; Problems in International Security; The Middle East in World Politics;
Problems of World Organization; Survey Techniques.
Dissertation: Ghana’s Gold Rush - Identifying alternative development approaches for resource-led economies in the developing world.
Explores the role of international relationships& domestic governing mechanisms, driving development for oil exporting countries.

MASTER OF ARTS in POLITICAL SCIENCE ! Howard University: Washington, DC 2008
Major: American Government
Minor: Black Politics

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in BIOLOGY, Cum Laude ! Tuskegee University: Tuskegee, AL 2003

ASI Government, Arlington, VA 06/2013 - Present
Proposal Writer/Specialist
• As the lead writer, responsible for writing past performances and resumes content.
• Participate in Strategy Development sessions to develop win themes and value propositions.
• Support proposal efforts for the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and various Civilian agencies.
• Assist Proposal Manager in formatting, reviewing and editing Technical and Management volumes.
• Support graphics department in creating process flows for proposal efforts.
• Assist Senior Business Development Specialist in SharePoint training, maintenance and site organization.
• Assist Proposal Managers and Business Development staff to develop proposal themes, and strategize around competitor analyses.
• Conduct necessary research to contribute to the development of compelling proposal content including: reviewing background material
such as capture plans, past proposals, and retrieving information from proprietary databases.
• Interface with technical staff and subject matter experts in obtaining information for proposal inclusion.
• Ensure proposal themes, competitor analyses, and capture plan information is incorporated consistently through proposal sections.
• Provide editing, writing, and production support in alignment with the corporate style guide.

University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC 08/2011 - Present
Adjunct Professor of Political Science
• Instruct courses in: Introduction to American Government, Introduction to Public Administration, Presidential Politics: The 2012 Election,
Municipal and Budgetary Process, Introduction to Social Sciences, Black Politics, and Bureaucracy and Policy.
• Develop and manage syllabus materials, strategic creative weekly lesson plans and establish content and learning objectives.
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• Lead and engage students in weekly discussions of complex political issues, including those related to public policy, public
administration, international relations, and the structure of American Government.
• Coordinate with Department Chair and student leaders to design extra-curricular events to supplement classroom instruction.

Maggio & Kattar, P.C., Washington, DC 04/2011 - 08/2012, 09/2007 - 09/2008
Legal Assistant
• Managed and executed customer correspondence notification program, which provided written legal notification to clients regarding
immigration case status.
• Managed communication plan for senior entry-level associates, and immigration officials to streamline and expedite the flow of
• Responded to federal inquiries regarding client cases pertaining to immigration regulations and law.
• Executed file-closing procedures for complex immigration proceedings.
• Acted as Records Manager specialist by maintaining client records and database.

Howard University, Washington, DC 08/2010 - 05/2011
Teaching Associate
• Instruct courses in: Introduction to Political Science, National Government of the United States.
• Develop and manage syllabus materials, strategic creative weekly lesson plans and establish content and learning objectives.
• Lead and engage students in weekly discussions of topics relating to political science and the structure of national governments.
• Evaluate individual student performance.

Howard University, Washington, DC 08/2008 - 08/2010
Teaching Assistant
• Assisted Professor with web research and presentations on policy and governance topics, including: foreign relations and international
trade, Black and Latino voting behaviors in the 2008 Presidential election.
• Assisted in developing course objectives.
• Engaged students in rich discussions of course content.

• Ghana’s Gold Rush: Identifying alternative development approaches for resource-led economies in the developing world Talk, Fall,
Women’s Leadership Institute, Auburn University, Fall 2014.
• League of Young Voters (BarackTalk event, #TalkingPoints Panelist, 2013)
• Human Security: Political Integration of Black Immigrants in Houston, Texas, A Case Study (National Conference of Black Political
Scientists, 2010)
• Peace through Personal and Community Transformation or Love (Accepted paper, Conference of the Association of Third World
Studies, 2010)

• Women’s Leadership Institute, Faculty-In-Residence (Auburn University, 2012, 2010)
• Borderless News and Views (Blogger, 2011-Present)
• Howard University Graduate Political Science Association (Blogger, Secretary, 2010-2012)
• National Conference of Black Political Scientists (2010-Present)
• American Political Science Association (2008-Present)
• National Black Graduate Student Association (2008-Present)
• Golden Key International Honor Society (2008-Present)
Proficient in: MS Office Suite, SharePoint intranet worksites, Social Networking/Blogging (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress), Internet
Browsers/Applications (Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), HTML Web Publishing, SPSS statistics software.

References are available upon request.