• Katherine Dower Blake Scholarship - 2014
  • UI Tuition Grant - 2012, 2014
  • UI Tuition Scholarship - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014



  • Squarespace
  • Expert proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop
  • Mailchimp
  • Practiced with using Submittable to evaluate and categorize submissions, but also adept at using its data analytic tools
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office, including Word and Powerpoint
  • Expert proficiency in using Squarespace and working knowledge of WordPress
  • Able to design, manage, implement, and monitor social media campaigns
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Adept at simplifying complex texts
  • Experienced in utilizing Adobe Sparks, Canva, and social media analytics to ensure successful online marketing campaigns


  • Adept at utilizing delegation 
  • Skilled at providing constructive feedback to employees, mentees, and students to ensure success
  • Respectful of diverse cultures,  and faiths
  • Practiced at utilizing active listening and empathy to diffuse difficult situations
  • Adaptable to an ever-changing work environment
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Communication
  • Ability to work under deadlines
  • Detail-oriented
  • Adept at multitasking
  • Practiced time management skills
  • Deft problem solving skills,
  • Skilled at recognizing and acting on opportunities to streamline clunky processes
  • researching new ideas an

hard skills

  • Excellent print design and typography skills,  including a hands-on knowledge of paper stocks, hand-assemblage of books, and digital printer process
  • Event planning
  • Charismatic and confident public speaker
  • Fluent in English, competency in German and Old English