Deans list for three consecutive semesters, received honors award for academic acheivement and member of NYPIRG (while pursuing Bachelors)
Associates degree in Paralegal Studies with low GPA due to working fulltime as a Paralegal while taking on a fulltime degree courseload.
While pursuing my Bachelors degree I maintained an A- average while attending classes fulltime and I continued to work fulltime as a Paralegal.
I earned a Masters degree in Political Science/Public Policy with a 3.77 GPA while continuing to attend classes fulltime while working fulltime.
Study aboard experience in Spain, earned a Postgraduate Graduate Certificate in Spanish Language and Culture.
Over ten years of consistent experience as a Paralegal and Regulatory Compliance Specialist, working in large law firms and legal departments for publicly traded corporations.
I currently work for a worldwide fortune 500 medical device and pharmaceutical corporation, as a Regulatory/Legal Affairs Coordinator, focusing on mergers and acquisitions.
I Volunteer as an ESL Tutor.
Four years training in martial arts (kempo karate and jujitsu), and one year training in the Brazilian martial art capoeira.
Additionally, I migrated to the US at age 13 from a socially, economically and politically unstable developing nation. I was raised in a single parent household and I am the first person in my family to attend college.