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Alexandra (Ally) S.

Student

Bachelor's DegreeUniversity of Michigan

United States

Summary

I am looking for an employment opportunity that would enhance my educational experience. This past semester I was in Washington D.C., Vietnam, South Africa, and Argentina studying public health. This has been a transformational experience as I garnered new skills academically (comparative analysis, presentation, infographic design, etc.) and personally (adaptability, reciprocity, positionality, etc.). Additionally, in the spring of 2015, I wrote an article on the importance of intergenerational conversations through a technique, Appreciative Inquiry, that was published in an international journal. I was subsequently invited to present at the World Appreciative Inquiry Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa and a conference at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (2016). I published again in 2017 with a piece , “Learning to Leverage Appreciative Mindset in a Not so Appreciative Moment,” which was cited as a chapter in the 2018 book, Conversations Worth Having.

Experience

  • tertiary education
  • usaid
  • writing / journalism
  • international development
  • public
  • south africa
  • united states
  • argentina
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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