Extracurriculars at UPenn: Leadership & Work Samples


University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, USA August 2013-May 2017

The Annenberg School: Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Concentration in Marketing

The Wharton School: Minor in Consumer Psychology

Other Affiliations: Kappa Alpha Theta, Cipactli Latino Honor Society, College Cognoscenti, Wharton Women, Wharton Undergraduate Hospitality & Travel, Habitat for Humanity, Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) & Brazilian Student Council on Undergraduate Education (BSCUE) mentor


BRAZILIAN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE (BrazUSC)

May 2016– May 2017

Position: Logistics Director

Official website: http://www.brazusc.org/

Responsible for organizing housing and transportation for BrazUSC 2017, which unites Brazilian students nationwide and powerful

leaders from Brazil in areas such as Business, Entertainment, and Politics in order to discuss the future and development of our country.

Tasks included: finding housing for over 100 students attending the conference in Philadelphia, aiding the local host team in the logistics and planning of the conference, outreach to groups and departments from University of Pennsylvania for sponsorship, and location outreach for the event. 

For the official Conference Booklet click here

WHARTON LATIN AMERICAN WEEKEND (WLAW) CONFERENCE

Sept. 2016– March 2017

Position: Marketing Director

Official website: https://www.wlawconference.com/

Responsible for all marketing content, as well as social media and website management for the WLAW Conference 2017, which aims to

bring Undergraduate and MBA students nationwide together to discuss Politics, Economics, and Business in Latin America

Tasks included: designing the 2017 WLAW logo, creating and designing the 2017 WLAW website, designing and printing the conference banner, creating graphic material to be used as promotion through social media, and creating materials such as brochures, pamphlets and the official conference information pack; as well as acting as the official photographer for the event.

 

 

Wharton Latino Undergraduate Association

Material can be viewed on Wharton Latino's website: http://www.whartonlatino.org/ or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WhartonLatino/

Vice-President (January 2016-December 2016)

  • Pioneered Wharton Latino’s alumni network, as well as organized alumni related events, membership related projects (such as an inter-club mentorship program), and academic oriented initiatives

  • Worked in all academic oriented initiatives for the club

  • Aided other branches with work such as updating the Corporate Package for sponsors, re-designing the club's Newsletter,

  • Managed the communication between board members and general club members

Vice-President & Marketing Chair (January 2015- December 2015)

  • Re-designed the Wharton Latino's logo and website

  • Responsible for all of the marketing material including graphic design, video footage (writing, producing, and editing), print material and club merchandise

  • Managed the group’s online media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and official website

  • Lead the Marketing Committee in brainstorming, planning and organizing marketing-related projects for the group

Video sample:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrKPcXeeImshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS3v4kCNb-k

Community Service Chair (January 2014-December 2014)                                                                                                                      

  • Worked as head of the Wharton Latino Community Service Committee

  • Organized and planned fundraisers such as the Annual Rose Sale, Relay for Life at Penn, holiday charity events with Northern Children’s Service

  • Maintained connection between members of group and Wharton Latino Undergraduate Association board

  • Raised over $2,300 for Operation Smile by organizing a week-long rose sale fundraiser

 

 

Penn Brazil Club

Material can be viewed on Penn Brazil Club's website: http://pennbrazilclub.wixsite.com/home or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pennbrazilclub/

External Affairs Chair (January 2016 - December 2016)

  • Functioned as a liaison between the club and other on-/off- campus organizations such as the Brazilian Student Association (BRASA)

  • Organized initiatives with the intention to connect and bring awareness to the Brazilian community at UPenn; such as the club’s first Speaker Event on current Politics & Economics in Brazil, as well as Monthly Newsletters

Newsletter samples: http://pennbrazilclub.wixsite.com/home/newsletter

Marketing Chair (January 2014 - December 2015)

  • Worked with Public Relations chair overseeing PBC’s Events Committee

  • Responsible for all the marketing material (graphic and print), as well as the group’s Facebook page and re-designing the official Penn Brazil Club website

  • Worked with PBC board to re-establish club as official organization promoting culture of Brazil at Penn for Brazilians, Americans, and other International students

 

 

MUSE: University of Pennsylvania's American Marketing Association Chapter

Campus Philly Project

Website: http://campusphilly.org/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CampusPhilly/

About: Campus Philly is a nonprofit organization that fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region.

Project Objectives:

1. Conduct focus groups of students from the colleges in Philadelphia

2. Generate recommendations for how Campus Philly can improve their engagement and audience awareness with students

Project Overview:

  • Conducted 3 focus groups throughout the Fall semester: 2 composed of 6-8 UPenn students, and 1 composed of 6-8 Drexel students in which we would go through a pre-established Interview Guide asking questions about the student's knowledge about the organization and connection to the city of Philadelphia.

  • Provided audios and transcribed text, along with observations about the focus groups.

  • At the end of the project, generated 5 recommendations of how the organization could better communicate and relate their brand to students.

2016 Philadelphia AMA Collegiate Marketing Plan Competition

The challenge: Develop a marketing plan, including proactive sales strategy and sample collateral for

prospective cities – cities that face the challenge of attracting and retaining college students and recent

college grads – seeking consulting services from Campus Philly on talent engagement and retention

Awarded first place in the PAMA Case Competition

Neighborhood Bike Works Project 

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/NBWPhilly/

About: Neighborhood Bike Works is a nonprofit organization that offers programs after-school, on weekends, and during the summer focused on youth development in the West Philadelphia neighborhood through accessible cycling recreation, bicycle repair education and career-building opportunities.

Logo re-design

New flyers and posters for the organization with the purpose of communicating more effectively to their community & customers

proposed: Student Promotion Campaign

 

 

The Odyssey - University of Pennsylvania

Article - United By Blue: The New Neighbor On The Block

https://www.theodysseyonline.com/new-neighbor-block

Other

Affiliations: Kappa Alpha Theta, Cipactli Latino Honor Society, College Cognoscenti, Wharton Women, Wharton Undergraduate Hospitality &

Travel, Habitat for Humanity, Brazilian Student Association (BRASA) & Brazilian Student Council on Undergraduate Education (BSCUE) mentor

 

Awards: 1st Place Philly AMA’s Collegiate Relations Marketing Plan Competition, Wharton Latino Emerging Leadership Award, Wharton Council