Whitney Winters

Freelance Secretary & Spanish Translator

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Location:Chico, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/whitneywinters
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Education
2011-present University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Candidate for Doctor of Philosophy, Hispanic Literature
2009-2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master of Arts, Hispanic Literature
Master’s thesis: “Supernatural Persuasion and Luis de Molina's Theology in Three of Tirso de Molina's Works: El burlador de Sevilla (1630), El condenado por desconfiado (1635) and Quien no cae no se levanta (1636)”.
2006-2009 University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Political Science

Honors and Awards
2011 Buchan Excellence Fund Award
Research Grant awarded by UNC (Romance Languages and Literatures) for financial support to conduct research
2011 MEMS Research Award
Research Grant awarded by UNC (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) for financial support to conduct research
2007-2009 University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s Dean’s List
Recognition for GPA of 3.75 or higher
2008-present Golden Key International Honour Society
Inducted in recognition of high academic society
2007-present Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honor Society
Inducted in recognition of high academic society

Research
2011-present The Department of Romance Languages and Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill
Project: Galaxy of Knowledge Visualizer (Gnovis)
Faculty Coordinator: Lucia Binotti
Gnovis is a prototype version of an innovative software tool that creates a digitalized database for visualizing knowledge of the humanities, and especially the relationships between. Our start-up project focuses specifically on the Spanish Renaissance.

Work Experience
2012-2013 La Universidad de Sevilla
Assistant Professor of English Literature
2011-2012 Co-Social Chair for the Department of Romance Languages and Literature
Elected position
2011-present University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduate Research Consultant
Consults and aids in directing research of advanced undergraduates in Spanish 371 and 382
2011 La Padrera, Guatemala
Intern
Mentor and tutor to underprivileged students in after-school program during summer
2009-present University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Teaching Assistant
Instructor of Spanish 105 and 203
2009 Oregon Child Development Coalition
Teacher
ESL teacher to children of migrant workers
2007-2009 Kona Brewing Company
Waitress
2006-2007 University of Hawai’i Department of Athletics
Assistant to the Secretary of the Athletic Director
Assisted with secretarial work

Volunteer/Community Service
2009-2012 Grace Church – Youth Department
Volunteer Teaching Assistant
Children’s Church teaching assistant for kids ages 4-8
2009-2010 Scrogg’s Elementary School
Volunteer Teaching Aid
Aid to elementary school teachers teaching a second language
2008 Oregon Child Development Coalition
Volunteer Teaching Assistant
Aid to preschool teacher of children of Hispanic migrant workers
2006-2009 Baptist Collegiate Ministries
Liaison to International Students
Coordinated activities and helped foreign students adjust
2004-2006 Wilderness Trails Organization
Counselor
Counselor for troubled youth

Presentation
“From Person to Personaje: Fictionalizing Archbishop Oscar Romero in Mario Bencastro’s Disparo en la catedral.” 58º Congreso Anual de SECOLAS, Wilmington, NC, March 16-19, 2011.

“Decisions: Divine Presence and Free Will in Tirso de Molina’s Theater.” The 17th Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures, Chapel Hill, March 24-27, 2011.
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Secretarial
Spanish Translation