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EDUCATION Master of Science in Education, College Student Personnel Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA HONORS Chi Sigma Alpha Honors Society 2011 Founding member of the Bucknell chapter of Chi Sigma Alpha Student Affairs Academic and Professional Honors Society International. Burma Bucknell Bowl Award Awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to intercultural and international understanding. 2007 Class of 2011 Class of 2008

Celebration of Diversity – Distinguished Senior Award 2007 Awarded to seniors who demonstrate an exceptional commitment diversity, model civility and respect, and advocate for equity and justice. WORK EXPERIENCE Graduate Assistant 2008 – Current International Student Services, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA  Facilitate recruitment and training of 20-member International Orientation staff, emphasizing cultural competency and crisis management.  Coordinate planning and execution of orientation program for approximately 80 incoming international students and scholars.  Lead development and mentoring sessions for first-year recipients of the Fremont scholarship for international students.  Coordinate planning of student panel, movie showings, photo contest, and other events for International Education Week.  Facilitate residential programming for living-learning communities in the Seventh Street House for the Study of the Black Diaspora and the Leiser International House.  Supervise staff of two Resident Assistants for Seventh Street House and Leiser International House.  Secured upgrades for living room and kitchen in Leiser International House.  Planned Safe Space presentations for six special interest houses. Assistant Residential Director Summer 2009 Bucknell Community College Scholars Program, Lewisburg, PA  Facilitated training and orientation programs for 3 teaching assistants and 30 non-traditional students participating in a two-month summer bridge program.  Led house meetings to review students’ overall progress, addressed students’ personal and academic issues.  Reported students’ academic performance and social involvement at weekly staff meetings.  Planned co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for program participants.

Housing Intern for Summer Conferences Conference and Event Management, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA  Led the 8-member summer conferences staff.  Managed room assignments and prepared billing statements for residential conferences.  Planned check-in and check-out procedures for residential conferences.  Maintained room and key inventories for all residential facilities.

Summer 2010

Student Intern 2003 - 2011 Library & Information Technology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA  Work as part of the Technology Support Desk team to assist faculty, staff, and students with technological issues.  Train individuals to use popular software packages including the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, and Apple iMovie.  Write and edit solutions to technology-related questions for the University’s knowledgebase.  Create, edit, and update web pages on the University’s website using Ingeniux® content management system. ACTIVITIES Common Ground Fall Break Retreat (Facilitator, 2010) 2009 – 2010 Three day retreat focusing on issues surrounding race and ethnicity, gender, and sexual identity. Facilitating the retreat offered an opportunity to moderate sensitive discussions and respond to tense scenarios. Muslim Students’ Association (President, 2003 – 2008) 2009 – 2011 Created interfaith service projects to promote interreligious understanding and led the introduction of outreach initiatives to offer learning opportunities for members of the Association and the community. South Asian Students’ Association (President, 2004) 2009 – 2011 Laid the foundation for formal cooperation between the Association and the Lewisburg chapter of the Association for India’s Development (AID). Pennsylvania eMentoring Volunteer Provide online mentoring to high school age youth in Pennsylvania. COMMITTEES International Education Week Planning Committee International Advisory Board Davis Projects for Peace Selection Committee Search Committee for Assistant Directors of Residential Education Student Affairs/Academic Affairs Merger Committee LANGUAGES Bilingual proficiency in English Native proficiency in Urdu Full professional proficiency in Hindi and Punjabi PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS National Association of Student Personnel Administrators American College Personnel Association Graduate Member Graduate Member 2009 – 2011 2008 – 2010 2008 – 2011 2010 2006 2011

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