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Professional Experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 
September 2019 .- Current

September 2019 .- Current

 
September 2019

September 2019

June 2019

June 2019

Graduate Research Associate, Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology

  • Based in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) at York University, Sensorium is a research centre for creative inquiry and experimentation at the intersection of the media arts, performance, and digital culture. Graduate Research Associates are students registered in graduate programmes at York University and engaged in research which resonates with the mandate of Sensorium

PhD Student, disABILITY MUNDAS Doctoral School, Alter, European Society for Disability Research

  • This year’s doctoral school, (Self)Representing disAbILITY, is linked to the 8th Annual Conference of ALTER-ESDR’s theme: Histories, Practices and Policies of Disability: International, Comparative and Transdisciplinary Perspectives, which is linked to disABILITY MUNDUS, a group of European academics and universities who are actively engaged in and support scholarly research on disability. It takes place in cooperation with the University of Cologne, The Graduate School of the Faculty of Human Sciences, and iDiS, the International Research Unit in Disability Studies

PhD Student, Bergen Summer Research School

  • BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future. The research school is tied together with common sessions on research tools, presentation skills, keynotes by high-profile researchers, plenary discussions, and an excursion into the Norwegian waterscape

June - August 2018

June - August 2018

Research Assistant, Berlinklusion

  • Berlinklusion is a Berlin-based arts organization that aims "to implement positive change in Berlin’s cultural sector by embracing inclusion and increasing accessibility for artists, arts-workers, participants and audiences with all (dis)abilities"

  • During this summer internship, I supported the organization through attendance at museum tours, research related to operational and funding initiatives, and redesign of workflows

May - August 2017

May - August 2017

Research Assistant, Ontario Trillium Foundation

  • During this summer internship through York University’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit, I am responsible for conducting research on the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s “Inspired People” granting stream, which focuses on Ontario communities’ engagement with arts, culture, and heritage

  • This research focuses on uncovering evidence-based research related to initiatives within this granting stream, with the goal of assisting with future grant decisions and providing research on best and emerging practices to grant applicants

January 2014 - August 2016

January 2014 - August 2016

Program Coordinator, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

  • Responsible for coordination of core programming in the Music department, frequently liaising with other arts departments

  • Artist liaison for international roster of musicians; responsible for contracting, arranging travel and accommodation, payment, coordinating schedules, discussing production needs, etc

  • Primary support to Program Manager and Operations Manager on all program, financial and operational matters, including expense claims, budgets, vendor payments, and box office revenue tracking

  • Liaise with Box Office, Development, and Marketing departments regarding ticket sales, guest lists, donor events, and promotional information

  • Leads and assists with event coordination for multiple community projects outside of regular programming

  • Involved in various aspects of business process improvements across the organization, primarily database creation and upkeep

  • Various other tasks: arranging rehearsal schedules, procuring equipment, managing instrument bank inventory, document creation, ordering hospitality services, liaising with production staff, finalizing contractual and financial agreements, health & safety committee rep

January - December 2013

January - December 2013

Program Assistant, Champlain Local Health Integration Network

  • Provided administrative support for multiple teams within the organization

  • Responsible for preparing multiple quarterly reports, newsletters and external publications which required input from staff at all levels of the organization

  • Created, updated and maintained multiple databases and document repositories

  • Developed and implemented organizational and functional processes, including creating team work flows, reporting guidelines, increasing contact list functionality, and training staff on electronic systems

 
 
September 2011 - May 2012

September 2011 - May 2012

Administrator, University of Ottawa Piano Pedagogy Laboratory

  • Acted as primary organizer of public events; developed promotional materials and press releases, managed a team of volunteers (recruiting, coordinating, training, overseeing performance), managed the day-of operations

  • Acted as primary administrative support within office, managing databases and creating internal and external documents

  • Organized and catalogued all items in private library collection