Building lasting impact rests on realizing an idea or a thought, and the ability to turn that idea into something you can touch. This conversion to achieve a goal inspires me, and is guiding the way I work with teams to success.
Advising and supporting incorporating as nonprofit, including fundraising, online media and PR, financial and operations management, to raise funds for after school programs in Kisume, Ghana.
Supporting NCC leadership to facilitate the clarification of organizational goals and objectives, expand strategic planning, communications, branding, and fundraising connection points, and achieve significant improvements in organizational vision articulation and sustainability. Assisting the creation of partnerships to promote social justice and racial equity in board representation and overall agency focus.
Engaged as consultant to Butterflies USA, to expand fundraising reach, brandin and social media impact, and supporting cross-cultural communications. Butterflies USA works to provide assistance to children, including homeless, orphans, runaways and street-connected children in India.
Preparing operations for Family Alliance, Family for Every Child's U.S.-based affiliate, for fundraising, 'friendraising', and 'brandraising' purposes. Providing content for social media to promote FA to U.S./based supporters. Family, a global network of 40 members in 36 countries, supports children and their right to grow up in a safe family environment, by promoting advocacy, research and education.
Providing development and strategic advise, operational and financial management support, and digital and branding expertise, to GHP, an organization dedicated to assisting mothers who are trafficked or in sex work and their children. GHP is actively conducting research and providing direct services, including supporting maternal health and child protection, in the U.S. and in developing countries across the globe.
Lead on Entrepreneurs’ Organization OneWorld initiative; EO OneWorld is a membership platform affiliated with the New York chapter of EO, with a mission to create more socially conscious, culturally diverse, and inclusive experiences for all EO members; and focused on creating measurable and meaningful transformations national by recruiting, retaining, empowering, and advancing entrepreneurs who are people of color, women and members of the LGBTQIA+community, which are all currently underrepresented in EO nationally.
Resource Development to raise fund and awareness for vulnerable youth, to provide infant mental health and dyadic services to families and children in the Bronx. Assisting staff and Board with rebranding website and promotional material to increase awareness of service via communications and fundraising; liaison with funders, foundations and clinical staff.
Co-founder with Camilla Lohrum; Developed digital platforms/social media and visual content marketing materials to gauge a company’s “good works.” Helped globally-marketed companies identify and create trusted branding while selling products. Developed marketing strategies for obtaining metrics and accurate KPIs. Assembled multiple interested parties to showcase offerings, and to illustrate additional values of social impact investments.
Led and managed all operations for Charity Rating, including recruiting operational/tech/UX team. Conceived an interactive digital platform to generate income for agency and NGO’s, raise awareness and add value benefiting Swedish charitable sector. Additionally, supervised the annual evaluations of 250+ Swedish Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). New parameter increased evaluation approval by 35% over prior year.
The U.S start-up affiliate of Swedish-based Mall Street AB, Mall Street USA was founded with the idea of creating a digital platform to realize dreams. Charged with finding investors and marketing partners, I worked with an online payment company to configure multifaceted crowdfunding strategy and details as the platform was global/internet-based. Contracted with consultant to create business plan (deck) with investment strategy for Mall Street USA.
In charge of all operational, business development, and board responsibilities of the US foundation office. Founded by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden in 1999, Childhood’s mission is to defend the rights of the child and the prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation of children at risk worldwide. Served as external representative of HMQ Silvia and HRH Princess Madeleine with notable individuals, businesses, and non/governmental local and global agencies. Initiated and headed fundraising, communications, financial management, project funding and partnerships. Sought and secured funding for U.S. projects (15+), in addition to raising funds for 100+ projects in global portfolio. Organized conferences and seminars at UN and other venues. As internet emerged, raised profile of Foundation by creating cost-effective campaigns and initiatives on social media and other communications/digital outlets, greatly increasing awareness in the U.S. and globally.
Founding member of Coordinating Committee of the Welfare Made A Difference National Campaign, NYC, NY, to reauthorize Temporary Assistance for Need Families (TANF; U.S. Congress Act Social Security Act, Title IV). Created written informational material and speaking notes. Training volunteers, coordinating and conducted lobbying and public relations actions in Washington, DC, and ongoing local actions with groups affiliated with the campaign. Managed national network of organizations that participate in the legislative efforts
Served in several capacities in Development, PR/Marketing, Executive Management and Direct Services settings.
Provided key staff support to Center Director and Management team at the largest affiliate in Northern California, serving 5,000+ clients/year, with multiple areas of responsibility, incl. reproductive health, rights and justice.
Managed policy and events, Development/PR, HNWI donor cultivation, center operations, and assisted clinic M.D. and health staff to provide direct client services.
Trained as Medical Assistant, providing direct services in reproductive health and abortion services to clients in area clinic locations.
As one of the first academic institutions worldwide, Lund's Sociology department offered online classes in sociology, feminist and organizational studies. I served as teacher/assistant professor, including developing syllabuses, mentoring and advising students located around the world, actively participating in online classes, and other forum, as well as reading and grading papers. Also served as translator of material for online classes and website content.