Liliana Urbain

Freelance Editor & Public Relation Freelancer

Location:Redwood City, California, United States
2 Skills
Liliana Urbain 2564 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, CA 94070 - (650) 766-3791 -

Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR May 2014
Bachelor of Arts, English and Rhetoric & Media Studies GPA: 3.68
Study Abroad: Glasgow University, Scotland with a Film & Television intensive
• Member of the Dean's List, Lewis & Clark College Dec 2011 & May 2011
• Peninsula Community Foundation Scholarship Sept 2011
• Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing Sept 2011
• Oregon Student Access Commission Scholarship Sept 2012

Writing Experience
Editor, Literary Review Board-Lewis & Clark Jan 2013 - Present
• Organized received content and sent out email updates to applicants
• Sorted through student-written stories, poetry, comics, and art in order to select strongest pieces for publication
• Edited content for factual information and grammatical correctness
• Cooperated with student artists, professors, and fellow board members to develop the final format of the book
• Personal piece "A Hero's Moment" published in the 2013 addition
Writer and Editor, Folk Ways Perspective (Magazine)-Beijing, China July 2010 - Present
• Wrote and published a journal documenting the first Folk Ways trip to China
• Selected and edited student-written content for publication
Online Media developer and Marketing, San Carlos, CA May 2011 - Present
• Developed curriculum for online tutoring packages and wrote scripts for short English lesson podcasts
• Advertised through Facebook, blogger, and presented on live podcasts which doubled the amount of registered students from 3,000
• Utilized connections and various job-listing databases to find American teachers for the beta version of the website
• Tutored Chinese students in English through online conversation and individualized lesson plans
Co-Founder, Folk Ways-Beijing, China June 2010 - Present
• Acted as US liaison between Beijing, Changzhou, and Guangzhou sites
• Wrote, edited, and formatted written content on website
• Selected and lead a team of American students to China where we developed the concept for the online tutoring program and met with interested investors
• Gave presentations on American college life to Chinese high school students interested in studying abroad
• Tutored Chinese students in preparation for the grammar and writing sections of the SAT and TOEFL exams

Additional Experience
Resident Advisor, Lewis & Clark College- Portland, OR April 2011 - Present
• Organized and advertised dormitory-wide events encouraging student involvement in activities on and off campus
• Managed residence halls of first through fourth year students ranging in size from 20 to 40 residents with the intention of building student community and integrating support systems for student success
• Facilitated mediations between roommates and hall when conflicts arose
• Worked to establish greater understanding of and appreciation for difference in the community
• Completed all necessary paperwork including incident reports and facility requests to keep the building up to standards
Resident Assistant, Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth-Stanford University, CA June 2012 - Sept 2012
• Provided overnight support for groups of students ranging from 10 to 12 years old
• Organized daily activates, assisted in class settings, and mediated counseling for halls and small groups
President of A Capella group, Merryweathers-Lewis & Clark College Oct 2010 - Present
• Organized meetings, set up performances, and arranged music

• Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, Spreadsheet, Google Docs, Filmmaker Pro, and Adobe Photoshop
Skills (2) Rating
Public Relations