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Jules Hindman - Freelance Art & Animation
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Julie (Jules) Lynn Hindman Email: pawcataw@gmail.com MOTION GRAPHICS SPECIALIST Recent graduate with a unique combination of professional and technical skills in a variety of artistic mediums such as motion graphics and video editing, as well as college level teaching experience in digital media and I am looking for an entry level corporate position to supplement my strong educational...
Canton, Ohio, United States

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Ginni McNamara - Freelance Painting & Voiceovers
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Outstanding skills in customer service, marketing, hospitality, tourism, motivation, and organization. Excellent track record of developing, planning and implementing all aspects involved in the execution of profitable and successful events. Excel in creative problem solving. Efficient, diplomatic, and professional leadership skills. __________________________________________________________________________ CAREER HIGHLIGHTS ? Restructured, systematized, and developed policies to assist in the process of managing events ? Produced innovative and revenue producing activities ? Secured sponsor, suppliers and vendor contracts resulting in decreased expenses and increased revenues ? Created and designed a variety of marketing materials ? Observe, receive, and obtain information from all relative sources to produce profitable and well attended events ? Present radio and television marketing campaigns and performances ? Managed web site development ? Responsible for presenting the Annual Seafood Festival that draws approximately 150,000 people from all over the country ? Contract and oversee 60 food vendors for the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival: vendor communication, administration, accounting, contracts, insurance, budget, booth set up, compliance, satisfaction, and site management __________________________________________________________________________ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce - Hampton, New Hampshire Director of Special Events ? Seafood Festival Vice-Chairman ? Seafood Festival Food Vendor Manager (April 2002 to Present) Manage complete process of planning Chamber festivals, ceremonies, competitions, parties, Other responsibilities include hiring, training, and supervision of personnel and committees. Prepare a variety of oral and written communications. Design and create all advertising materials such as tri-folds, posters, flyers, program, web site, social media, and all marketing concerts, and conventions, including budgeting, selecting/reserving event site, acquiring permits (state/local/insurance/licenses, etc.), coordinating transportation/ parking. Developing a theme/ motif for the event, arranging for speakers/entertainers, arranging decor, tables, chairs, tents, event support and security, catering, police, fire, portable toilets, parking, signage, emergency plans, health care professionals/aid stations, and cleanup. venues. Events include: Hampton Beach Seafood Festival, Awards Dinner, Toast to the Coast (wine/ beer/ food tasting event), Culinary Competition, Holiday Auction, Hampton Christmas Parade Chairman, Cadillac Classic, Summer Kick-off Party, Job Fair, and Golf Tournament. __________________________________________________________________________ Ben Franklin Craft Store, North Hampton, NH Arts and Crafts Coordinator/Instructor 1997-2001 • Designed in-store arts and craft decorations (window dressing, end caps, sale cases, and all store displays • Marketed and incorporated new products into instructional classes • Hired and scheduled art and craft instructors • Developed, planned, and marketed store events and a variety of art & craft classes • Created lesson plans and taught art classes (In-store and out) • Devised and conducted seminars (In-store and out) • Responsible for customer service, special orders, and custom parties __________________________________________________________________________ Recreation Art Instructor (Adults and Children of all ages) 1991- 2011 New Hampshire Seacoast Recreation/Education Centers: Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Seabrook, Rye, FUN After School Program, WHS Adult Education, Exeter High School Adult Education, and Goodwin’s Nursing Home. Working as an independently contractor for seacoasts recreation departments, summer camps, schools, and private facilities. Create, plan and instructed a wide range of programs for every age group. Designed and implemented recreational classes, activities, and special events for children in pre-school, grade school, and middle school, as well as conducted adult classes for all age groups including senior centers/nursing homes. __________________________________________________________________________ COMMUNITY and STATE ACHIEVEMENTS and VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES WBIN Radio Community Broadcasting, Newburyport MA Granite State Ambassador, State of New Hampshire Hampton New Hampshire School System: Winnacunnet High School Career Counseling/Marston School/Center School/ Hampton Academy, Hampton Parks & Recreation Department, and Goodwin’s Nursing Home, Exeter, New Hampshire. EDUCATION: Fisher College, Associates Degree (Business) References furnished upon request
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Tony Locke - Freelance Page Design & Editing
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Tony Locke PROFILE A highly-experienced journalist with 39 years in the profession. Extensive production, sub-editing, page design and writing experience. Computer literate (full InDesign CS5 package installed at home). Qualified proofreader and copy editor. KEY SKILLS ? Newspaper and brochure/leaflet design to A3, A4 or A5 formats. ? Text sub-editing/copy editing of news, features, advertising features and sport. ? Picture sizing, cropping, scanning, light and colour correcting. ? Writing news, features, advertising features or sport stories. ? Software knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign (versions CS2, CS3 and CS5) and InCopy, Atex and Photoshop basics. ? Managing sub-editing teams plus teaching page design disciplines. ? Working under pressure and hitting deadlines. CAREER HISTORY 2010-2012: Freelance sub-editing /design shifts at Hartlepool Mail. Overseeing of quarterly 20-page tabloid publications by journalism students at Teesside University. Giving newspaper sub-editing and design lectures to students using InDesign CS5. November 1987- 2009: Journalist at Hartlepool Mail in number of newspaper production roles. 1988-1989: News sub editor. 1989-1999: Features sub editor, subsequently chief features sub editor. 1999 to 2009: Head of design. 2009: Sub editing/page design shifts at Hartlepool Mail. September 1986-November 1987: Freelance sub editor, Shields Gazette, South Shields. Occasionally standing in for sports editor. Sport sub editing shifts on the Northern Echo, Darlington. May 1973-April 1986: Reporter, sub editor, features editor and finally sports editor, Durham Advertiser Series. Features sub editing shifts on the Northern Echo. August 1972-May 1973: Reporter Gateshead Post. EDUCATION 1969-70: 7 GCE O-level passes in Maths (grade 6), English Language (1), Chemistry (3), Latin (5), History (5), French (3), Russian (6) at Stockton Grammar School, Stockton-on-Tees. 1971: A level passes in French (grade E), English Literature (B), General Studies (E) at Stockton Grammar School. 1971-1972: Darlington College of Technology National Council of Journalists one-year pre-entry course. Certificate for passes in use of English, shorthand (100% at 100 wpm), law and local government. INTERESTS Walking, reading, quizzes (attending and compiling) and watching Middlesbrough FC. MARITAL STATUS Married. Two children, two grandchildren.
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Earl Washington - Freelance T-Shirt Design & Drawing
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Im very diligent, hard working, very creative with ideas and concepts for different projects.Im always ready to take on a challenge and exceed any expectation put forth to me.If given the oppurtunity i will do my best to achieve and be a valuable asset to your company.
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Eleonora Fyseki - Freelance Book Illustration & Comic Art
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My name is Eleonora,I'm 22 years old,I'm an artist, Education: COLLEGE: Iconography, Storyboarding, Sketching, Art Graphics, Design, illustration-book-children's book-newspaper, comic-writing-art, cartooning, photo editing-photoshop, FINE ARTS: drawing painting portraits LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY: Introduction to modern art (history of art)
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Christina Scott - Freelance Storyboarding & Horror Art
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You can call me Tina. I'm an illustrator, an artist, and a designer. A freshface with a Communications Design degree and the motivation to please. I love collaborating and I love ideas and I want to work with you. I've had the opportunity to both freelance and intern with various companies, and artists, including Foxy & Winston in Red Hook, Brooklyn and also Harper Collins Publishers in New York City. I've been featured in Static Fish. I draw from life and from my imagination. I've done comics, children's books, portraiture, paintings, murals, editorial work, poster design, story boarding, silkscreening and relief printing. I've also done music videos, commercials, animation and typeface design.
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Dorothy Birch - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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DOROTHY J. BIRCH 118-11 84th Ave. Kew Gardens, NY 11415 Res: 718-847-4676/Cell: 646-508-1535 dorothyjbirch@gmail.com PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Senior Journal Manager with extensive experience in publishing medical journals, from raw manuscript to printed and online journals. Proficient in all aspects of editing and production of Elsevier medical journals (The American Journal of Cardiology, Dermatologic Surgery, Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Academic Radiology, and Alcohol). Experienced in copy editing, quality control, correction, proofreading, layout, and artwork. Experienced in working with editors, authors, advertising/marketing, compositors, and typesetters. Familiar with peer review process. Trained and supervised freelance copy editors and proofreaders. Created advertising imposition. Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Familiar with AMA Manual of Style. Computer proficient. CAREER EXPERIENCE Elsevier Inc., New York, NY 1996–2009 Senior Journal Manager • Managed print and online production publication of journals, including copy editing, quality control, correction, and artwork, and working with authors, editors, and vendors. • Beta tester for coding macros for manuscripts (compuscript/SGML). • Trained journal managers on advertising impositions and in learning the Publication Tracking System and job-appropriate applications. • Assisted in the creation and design of Journal of Clinical Lipidology. • Co-authored style guide for The American Journal of Cardiology. Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY 1994–1996 Production Editor • Performed review and correction of manuscripts edited by freelance editors and correction of page proofs, indexes, repro and bluelines, and compiling of frontmatter. • Reviewed quality of artwork to maintain image of publication. • Worked directly with authors and editors of medical books and vendors. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, NY 1988–1993 Associate Editor (1989–1993); Assistant Editor (1988–1989) • Performed all aspects of editing and production of IEEE Transactions journals: copy editing, quality control, correction, proofreading, layout, artwork (particularly computer-generated and four-color artwork). • Worked directly with authors, technical editors, typesetters, and vendors. • Supervised the initiation of a new journal, from inception to first completed and subsequent issues for the following year. • Co-authored the manual for electronic publishing. Trained other editors in learning electronic publishing. EDUCATION B.A. English; Honors: Phi Alpha Theta; St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY COMPUTER SKILLS Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Express; Adobe Acrobat; ScienceDirect; PubMed; TeX; LaTeX; Internet; Blogging
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Kristen McGinnis - Freelance Graphic Design & Logo Design
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Objective As a passionate Graphic Artist, it is my objective to obtain a position which not only allows me to effectively demonstrate my ability to creatively focus design and marketing materials around the vision of a company, but allow me to use my business and management experience to harmoniously guide a team of creative individuals around that vision as well. Education A.A.S. in Graphic Communications and Printing Technology Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology | Lancaster, PA | 2006-2008 - Minor in Business - Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Member - Graphics Lab Intern 2007-2008 Experience K and Company Creative Services, LLC | Lancaster, PA CEO & Freelance Graphic Artist | June 2011 – Present - Provide freelance graphic design services to small businesses - In-house contracts and online contests (freelancer.com) - Maintain business relationships with print and publishing groups - Member of AIGA, The Professional Association for Design (Central PA Chapter) - Specializes in brand/logo creation and management of that brand - Capable of design for print and web; supply files in multiple formats - Responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously Susquehanna Glass Company | Columbia, PA Director of Design and Development | September 2008 – July 2011 - Manage Art Department in production facility (silkscreen, etching, laser/engraving) - Actively involved in budget meetings and daily operations of facility - Maintain company’s corporate identity through web and print applications - Responsible for creation of websites, brochures, advertisements, signage - Product photography: editing, resizing based on client requirements for print/web - Communicated one-on-one with clients to determine product needs based on budget, expectations and timeline. (Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, David’s Bridal) - Responsible for all licensed product development, design, submissions, approvals and contact for NASCAR, Elvis Presley Enterprises, NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA. - Corporate Member of SGCDpro, Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products -Designed contest entries receiving “Best of Show”, “Best of Category” - Attend tradeshows / research new products related to decoration for etching, silkscreening, lasering, engraving, hand-cutting based on industry demands - Artwork responsibilities: Prep artwork for production, design new artwork for customers and develop logos for client events Experience (continued) GreAT Signs | Bird-in-Hand, PA Graphic Artist | August 2007 – September 2008 - Designed artwork for the use of vinyl applications: window graphics, vehicle wraps, coroplast signs, vinyl banners, magnetics and more - Designed and printed artwork for silkscreen applications on t-shirts and signage - Plotted, weeded and applied vinyl for the above mentioned applications - Prepped artwork for print on Roland 52” wide format printer: banner / stock Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology | Lancaster, PA Graphics Lab / College Intern | September 2007 – May 2008 - Aided students with projects, questions, clarification and feedback - Designed, printed and finished promotional materials for College use: Advertisements, posters, brochures, t-shirts - Executive designer for Class of 2008 Yearbook Photographer, Researched Stories, Managed Files - Responsible for working with College charity events – provided ads, design services and t-shirt printing for major local radio stations Skills SOFTWARE/HARDWARE: Adobe Creative Suite 5 Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge | Adobe Acrobat 9Pro PDF applications, Form creation | Microsoft Office 2007 Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access | Windows 7 / Mac OSx | Canon Digital Rebel XS | Vinyl Plotter/Cutters (15” to 24”) | Ryobi One and Four Color Lithographic Presses | Laser Master / Flexi Sign DESIGN: Exceptional skill in Raster to Vector Illustration (JPG to AI) | Digital Photography, importing, editing, color correction, print/web | Able to design layouts based on finished products for print, web or digital | Web design and file prep | Pre-flight/Packaging | Color Separations | Platemaking| Offset lithographic printing – 1 and 4 color | Corporate Branding and Identity | Social Media Marketing | Catalog/Brochure Layout | Direct Mailers | Newsletters OFFICE: Able to receive direction and manage a team | Solid listening and communication skills | Works well in individual and group atmospheres | Able to take or give direction | Excellent customer service skills | Very strong computer understanding | Able to maintain organized workflow during high stress settings | Excellent ability to multi-task projects in a timely manner | Active in graphic trade organizations to maintain current technology understanding | Ability to write copy for print pieces and website landing pages References Chad Yaw | VP, First Med Inc. | Wilmington, NC | 717-917-9261 Sophia Hinkle | Senior Sales Associate, Susquehanna Glass Company |Columbia, PA | 717-684-2155 Jenni Murphy | Marketing and Licensing Manager, Joe Gibbs Racing |Huntersville, NC | (704) 944-5005 Salary Requirements Salary requirements start at $32,000; open to negotiation
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Sadia - Freelance HR Management & Report Writing
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Curriculum Vitae Of SADIA IQBAL Landline: +92 -0412-649486 Mobile:+92-0336-4666945 +92 -0301- 4140674 Email: mdmpakpsy1@yahoo.fr saadia827@yahoo.com Address: House#P.781,St.#12,Afghanabd #01, Faisalabad Career Objective: To serve vulnerable community Languages: Punjabi (Mother Tongue) Reading, Writing, Speaking and Understanding Excellent Urdu Reading, Writing, Speaking and Understanding Excellent English Reading, Writing, Speaking and Understanding Very Good Arabic Reading Very Good French Reading, Writing, Speaking and Understanding Basics Academics: 2003-2005 Master in Psychology & Applied Psychology University of Punjab, Lahore Division/Grade: Grade B+ with CGPA 3.41 2001-2003 Bachelor Of Arts University of Punjab, Lahore Division/Grade: 1st/A. 65.87% Module studied: Psychology, Economics 1996-1998 Intermediate (Pre-Medical) Govt. College for Women, Madina Town, Faisalabad Division/Grade: 1st/A. 74% 1994-1996 Matriculation (Science) Divisional Public School, Faisalabd Division/Grade: 1st/A-One. 86% Distinctions Government Scholarships in Graduation, Matriculation & Middle. Research Work: Complete research project on Comparison of stress level in different departments of Walls Unilever, Pakistan. (Punjab University) Personal Details: Father’s Name Muhammad Iqbal Date of Birth : 10-03-1981 N.I.C. # : 33100-4804980-4 Religion : Islam Marital Status : Single Nationality : Pakistani Permanent Address : House #.P.781, Street # 12, Afghanabad # 1, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Work Experience: MEDECINS DU MONDE (FRANCE) Working as Psychologist Field Officer with International Humanitarian Organization ‘Medecins Du Monde’ since December 2005 to date Project: “Healing the Wounds of survivors (Women & children) of Domestic violence in government Shelter Homes - Dar -ul-Amans (DUA) of Punjab” Pakistan Mission Responsibilities: The Supervisor Psychologist is Incharge of the Implementation, management, and follow-up, Monitoring & Evaluation of psychological activities in Dar-ul-Amans of Faisalabad, Jhang, and Toba Tek Singh & Bhakar ? Implementation of Psychological services in Dar-ul-Amans ? Providing Psychological support Direct & Indirect- Individual & Group counseling to survivors Women & Children of domestic violence taking shelter in DUAs & enabling them to take part again in normal life. Managing their work plan and skill training activities for capacity building ? Organizing visits to other DUAs of Faisalabad Cluster consisting of Toba Tek Singh, Jhang & Bhakar. ? Supervise volunteers’ psychological & Socio-educative activities for women & children residing in DUAs ? Propose & supervise the organization of recreational activities by volunteers to convey a friendly & peaceful atmosphere in DUA ? Propose & supervise the organization of recreational activities for women & children ? Ensure implementation of Therapeutic services & a close follow-up of all psychological activities ? Networking ? Identify, motivate & recruit volunteer psychologists/psychiatrists to contribute to psychological activities in DUAs of FSD cluster ? Maintain active & motivated network of volunteer psychologists/psychiatrists by regular meetings, joint visits, Trainings ? Develop & maintain a strong network within the local Mental Health institutes & volunteer psychologists/psychiatrists for Referrals & follow-up ? Develop & maintain a network with Community psychological NGOs/CBOs ? Support to DUA service provider, Staff Trainings & Awareness ? Ensuring proper alliance-building with DUA Incharges, DUA psychologists, volunteers & other staff of DUA & provide them technical guidance ? Conducting awareness sessions for DUA staff ? Conducting Trainings for DUA staff ? Providing on job support & technical guidance for service providers ? Conducting case conferences for volunteer psychologists ? Ensuring proper implementation of Ethical code of conduct by volunteers ? Sensitizing district authorities in region, advisory committee members & other stake holders in DUAs regarding psychological services ? Monitoring & Evaluation ? Implementing & following the monitoring & evaluation systems ? Evaluating the training impact/needs & continuous follow up ? Providing feedback for continuous improvement of psychological implementation & strategies to site coordinator & advisor ? Reporting & Data Collection ? Collecting & compiling data & writing reports & case studies ? Writing & submitting weekly & Monthly reports of the activities, progress to direct supervisors Capacity Building/Trainings/Certificates/Workshops Conducted/Attended: • 05 Days Training on “Stress Management skills & Child Psychology” held in Islamabad from 6th to 10th July 2010. • 3 days Training 18-20 January 2010 Microsoft Excel at MDM Lahore by Centre for Resource & system management • Assisted & arranged volunteer Psychologists from Faisalabad, TTSingh, Jhang & Bhakkar the Training on Psychotherapies at MDM platform in collaboration with SWD at Social Welfare Complex 7-9 January 2010 • Attended 3 days Training on Mental State Examination, REBT & CBT from 27-29 August 2009 by Dr. Ahsan-ul-Haq ch. Senior Consultant Psychiatrist Fountain House Lahore, Dr. Saima Dawood Lecturer Centre for Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab, & Dr.Asir Ajmal Clinical Psychologist Foreign Prof.G.C.U.Lahore President P.A.C.P. • Attended one day Seminar on 24th Novemeber 2009 on health related issues & medico legal cases in Dar-ul-Aman by International Health organization EMED by Medico legal District Officer Dr.Khurram & Dr.Humaira Forensic department Allied Hospital FSD • Conducted Orientation Training sessions on “ Counseling & importance of counseling” for University students of Faisalabad, TTSingh, Jhang & Bhakar 2008-2009 • Conducted training for Incharges of Dar-ul-Amans Social welfare Department Punjab on orientation of Counseling held at Social Welfare Complex 2008 • Worked as Resource person with Women Shelter Organization Faisalabd on ****** Harassment at workplace held in community centres 2008 • Conducted training on Psycho social support for local Counselors of Earthquake victims at Noor Bagh Centre,Azad Kashmir 2007 • Organized & conducted one day seminar for local NGOs in Faisalbad, TTSingh, Jhang & Bhakar on “Elimination of violnence against women day” at DUAs 2008 • Conducted Training on Counseling Manual for volunteer Psychologists MDM held at MDM Lahore 2009 • Conducted training on “Psychosocial Interventions for staff, IDPs & Refugees” at Global Vision Organization Islamabad September 2009 • Attended Two-Month Human Resource Development Training to support Victims of Torture (May-June 08) held at Islamabad (from SACH local NGO) & was awarded certificate of participation by Ambassador of European Union. This Training was funded by European Commission • Attended 3-days workshop on “Conflict Resolution & Negotiation Skills” organized by MDM in collaboration with Ministry of Social Welfare, women Development & Bait-ul-Mal Punjab, conducted by Rozan July 10-12, 2006 Lahore. Mrs. Ashifa Fatyana Minister of Social Welfare, women Development & Bait-ul-Mal awarded Certificate of Completion • Attended & represented ‘The National Interactive Platform For Women-Women’s Expo 2006, a joint collaboration of Women Development Department Government of Punjab & 4th Dimension (Pvt.) Ltd. 8-10 September, 2006, Lahore It was joint venture og German Technical Co-operation Gtz & Medecins Du Monde France. Was Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by Mrs.Iqbal Liaqat Malik Deputy Secretary (WD), SW & BM Punjab and Mrs. Ashifa Fatyana Minister for Women Development & Human Rights Punjab • Attended Trainings held MDM Lahore 2006 on Counseling, communication skills by Dr. Naima Hassan Mental Health Expert & Stress Counselor UNDSS • Attended Paralegal trainings held MDM Lahore 2008 • Attended two Months training July- August 2008 MDM Lahore on Psycho social support by a French Psychologist Estelle a Mental Health Expert • Attended two months course of IELTS (International English Language Testing System) from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad- june-july 2009 • Attended International Conference on “New Trends in Psychological Research” held at University of the Punjab 2006 • Awarded with Certificate on presenting “Training & Development “from University of the Punjab 2003-2005 • Attended International Psychiatric Conference held at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore, 2004. • Attended National Guards Training with Battalion Company in Intermediate & was awarded with Certificate of Service in 1996 at Government College for women, Madina Town Faisalabad Computer Skills: • Ms-Office • Internet surfing & e-mails • Use of Scanner, photocopier & printer Interests/Hobbies/Ambitions • Reading books • Listening Music • Traveling/ Enjoy nature • Visiting different cultures • Serving vulnerable population old men, women, children & Gypsies • Networking Volunteer Services : (Consultancy in person & online/Monitoring/Meetings/Exposure visits/ & Trainings) • Global Vision organization- Local NGO Islamabad based providing Psycho social support to IDPs & refugees. I provide Psychological Support to traumatized IDPs & Refugees (Children & Women) in slums of Islamabad. Keep on assessing needs of IDPs & refugees & plan interventions accordingly. Building Liaison with local ngos & professionals to motivate them for providing services for IDPs & refugees. Community mobilization in slums of Islamabad for IDPs & refugees • People in need-Project Noor Bagh, Azad Kashmir- provided Psycho social support to the earthquake traumatized population Women & Children Abilities & Skills • Good interpersonal communication/Negotiation skills • Team Spirit/work & committed • Confident & able to work in every set up • Ability to work under pressure/ To meet deadlines • Time management • Excessive Traveling/Traveling as necessary to remote areas • Cultural adaptability • Stress management • Community mobilization • Participate & organize trainings as necessary • To build effective liaison with a wide array of individuals/institutions/ organizations • Capacity to work in a multidisciplinary team and international environment/Comfort in working with varied groups of people including male and female groups • Demonstrate flexibility, versatility, initiative and diplomacy Achievements: • Position holder in schooling & Scholarship holder, participating in extracurricular activities & getting distinctions • Awarded with MERIT AWARD in 1994 from Municipal Corporation on getting Distinction in Middle • Acceptance of Psychologist in Dar-ul-Amans (DUA) was a big challenge but with continuous struggle through Sensitization of staff of Dar-ul-Aman & higher authorities Social Welfare Department (SWD), the acceptance of Psychologist was ensured & after sometime SWD requested MDM to continue psychological services & decided to hire SWD own Psychologist. I kept on conducting sensitization & Awareness sessions along with French Psychologist for SWD Staff. Now the volunteer Psychologists are also serving survivors of domestic violence in DUA. • In DUA there was lot of corruption & rights violation of women taking shelter in DUAs & no one could raise voice against this violation. I put struggle in stopping & decreasing this violation through dialogues with perpetrator. After some debates, this issue was highlighted in newspaper too & DCO took action on it & perpetrator Incharge was transferred. After that it was observed in other DUAs too the low violation rate. I contributed in changing negative image of DUA & of women taking shelter in DUAs too. • Worked on highlighting the importance of mental health at different platforms Govt./NGOs/civil society. As a result of this some NGOs planned to provide Psychological support for vulnerable community. • Women Crisis Centre renamed Shaheed Benazir Bhutto women centre invited me as a Guest Speaker on Elimination of violence against women day to throw light on psychological aspect of violence. A lot of NGOs appreciated Psychological support & requested to provide these services to their NGOs too. • Rotary Internationals (an International ngo working on education & health) arranged a meeting in Serena Hotel FSD & I was invited as Chief Guest there. The objective of this meeting was to introduce MDM & its Psychological services. Journalist & media channel News 1 did coverage of this. All participants felt good to know about MDM services for DUA. They asked many different questions about MDM, DUA, residents & their problems. Rotary Internationals offered to provide facilitation for DUA in future. • Press release on seminars on violence day, training delivered from platform of Women shelter organization & summer day celebrated • Assisted in development of Counseling Manual for service provider serving survivors of domestic violence Sensitized about Gender Issues: • Human rights • Women rights • Family laws • Torture • Domestic violence/ violence against women • Court procedures • CRC Talks Delivered: • Policy Dialogue on new guidelines for Dar-ul-Aman, notified by the government of Punjab 2007 by Shirkat Gah Lahore & Behbood-e-Niswan Network. Held at 25th November 2009 • Psychological Perspective of Violence against Women by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women Crisis Centre 25th November 2008 Professional References: Name : Mr. Asif Designation : Psychologist Advisor Organization : Medecins Du Monde Lahore Contact Info : mdmpakpsy@yahoo.fr 0092-03004082658 House# 04, Sarwar road, cantonment Lahore Name : Naima Hassan Designation : Stress Counselor Organization : UNDSS Islamabad Contact Info : naima.hassan@undp.org 0092- 03458509045 House# 802, St# 19, G10/1 Islamabad
Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan