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Valeria Carrano - Freelance Editing & Content Writing
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Professional Experience ITALIALIVING.COM Freelance Fashion Editor 01/2011-Present - Develop and execute column ideas and features - Collaborate with high profile fashion designers and public figures for column interviews - Write and edit all copy material on a tight deadline ValeriaStyle CEO/Stylist and Producer 01/2011-Present - Featured in, managed and produced a spread for VOGUE Magazine, TLC, and various media outlets - Founded and financed ValeriaStyle.com, a personal style consulting firm - Project manager, personally consult and style high profile private clients in the Greater New York area - Built innovative packages based on client’s needs to boost sales and marketing, delivering successful results - Work with various computer programs such as PowerPoint to publish portfolio look books for each client Envite.com Production Manager 03/2010-08/2010 - Oversaw production and planned each photo shoot event from start to finish, including budgets - Styled models for high end photo shoots including innovative concepts for front page web banners - Creative writing for all complete looks and merchandise to be showcased on the website - Developed and launched internship program, managed entire program - Built relationships through public relations with high end companies involving fashion and production industries - Collaborated with inventory, customer service, shipping and packaging of goods in Gucci Headquarters NBC UNIVERSAL Associate Producer, Syndicated Talk Shows 10/2007-03/2010 - Won Ovation Award of Excellence from NBC Universal’s Steve Wilkos Show based on proven success - Booked and produced highest number and highest rated segments for the season, delivering outstanding results - Managed Production Assistant, acted as liaison between upper management and team work load, including all logistics on and off set - Styled guests based on the branding image of each show - Scheduled meetings, arranged travel and generated expense reports while multitasking in fast paced environment - Provided direct support to producer in all aspects of “pre”, during and post production - Briefed and prepped guests before show taping - Used troubleshooting, management, sales pitching, writing, organizational, and “quick thinking” skills in a very fast paced environment - Began career as Production Assistant for Maury Povich Show before being promoted to Associate Producer for the Steve Wilkos Show Education Northeastern University Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism/Spanish 05/2007 GPA: 3.4/4.0 *** Laude Universidad de Seville/Madrid Studied/interned abroad 08/2005-8/2006 - Computer Skills: Lexis\Nexis, Microsoft Office Suite ( Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) - Language Skills: Italian (Fluent), Spanish (Working Proficiency)
East Haven, Connecticut, United States
Tony Franco - Freelance Digital Art & Illustration
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My name is Tony Franco and I am an artist in my twenty's who loves to create. I was born and raised in Holland Michigan and received my artistic education at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. I see myself primarily as a designer and strive to look at the world with a fresh perspective. I push myself to create something new while fulfilling what the client has envisioned.
West Olive, Michigan, United States
Jesus Lucatero - Freelance Public Relations & Spanish Translation
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Jesus Lucatero 32 Bob Hill Road Phone: 203.917.8568 Ridgefield, CT 06877 Email: jlucatero@gmail.com LEADER IN STRATEGIC RELATIONS Economic and Social Development / Government and Corporate Affairs / Public-Private Relations / Sustainability / Social Responsibility Senior-level professional with international management and development consulting expertise honed in high-profile organizations in social, public and private sector employment settings. Eleven years of progressive experience in strategic planning for public and institutional relations as well as comunity develpment, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Proven ability to develop cohesive and productive teams. Master’s degree in Development Studies. Fully bilingual: English and Spanish. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Conagua (National Water Commission), Mexico City 2009 – Present Director of Special Projects and International Relations (2011-Present) • Oversee international cooperation initiatives, relationships with other countries, regulatory agencies and development banks by negotiating memorandums of understanding, international loans, cooperation and technical agreements, as well as the development of public policies • Consolidate relationships with Federal Government and private sector entities by the developing an innovative program fostering and rewarding the creation of private sector initiatives for saving water • Coordinate interdisciplinary team of seven advisors for diverse public and private strategic alliances and events. For the 2030 Mexico’s Water agenda the team was in charge of lobbying with the private sector, as well as designing the communication and promotion document Manager for Special Projects and International Relations (2009-2010) • Managed projects to promote efficient water use, including programs to replace showerheads in the Metropolitan area of Mexico city with high efficiency models • Advocated with private sector regarding the importance of saving water for the future, by making public presentations to companies’ associations and key leaders of the sector • Fostered the development of national standards for water saving products and appliances SRE (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Mexico City 2010 Consultant to the Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean • Responsible for monitoring political situation in South America by communicating and exchanging information with the political attaches in Mexican embassies, key opinion leaders, academics and researchers, as well as by monitoring media in each country. • Managed group of top advisors to Chief of Staff’s office • Developed public relations outlines and agendas for Chancellor and President of Mexico • Drafted and edited speeches, presentations and policy papers for the Secretary and Undersecretary • Coordinated Mexico’s participation in the Iberoamerican Summit by participating in the elaboration, review and final publication of Mexico’s position; in charge of managing logistics for the Mexican delegates (lobbying and appointments with members of different country delegations) Alsea Group, Mexico City 2007 – 2009 Corporate Social Responsibility Manager • Led social media projects to position Alsea, a strategic holding company franchising a portfolio of brands including Domino’s Pizza, Starbucks, Chili’s and Burger King • Developed social responsibility annual reports • Designed and implemented fundraising campaigns for social issues, employing a range of dynamic outreach and negotiation strategies • Achieved 100% increase in donations and 300% increase in number of donors ING Financial Group, Mexico City 2007 Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility Manager • Oversaw institutional and public relations for constructing strategic relations to enhance the company’s reputation among consumers, government officials, media and key opinion leaders, through lobbying activities with Mexican Congress, private sector associations and media representatives ILCE (Latin American Institute of Educational Communication), Mexico City 2006 – 2007 International Cooperation Manager • Solidified relations with diplomats, government entities and educational institutions of Latin America to promote education projects such as “remote middle school for Latin America” for the Continent • Achieved 35% increase in sales of education projects Center for Metropolitan Studies, Mexico City 2005 – 2006 Secretary for the Environment Committee • Organized the National Sustainability Congress; invited academics, intellectuals, authorities and members of the general public to participate • Managed content, media strategy and publication of the congress memoirs SEMARNAT (Environment and Natural Resources Ministry), Mexico City, Mexico 2001 - 2003 Consultant to the Undersecretary • Provided technical and academic support in environmental matters • Responsible for lobbying, construction of agreements and creation of strategic relations with international representatives in the field ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE ITESM (Institute for Superior Technological Studies), Mexico City, Mexico 2006 - 2008 Professor at University level • Professor for courses in Mexican History and Society and Development • An average of 60 students per semester CISV (NGO), Canada, Italy and Brazil 1998 – 2003 Counselor/Leader • CISV is a global community of dedicated volunteers, creating opportunities for all ages to experience the excitement and enrichment of cultural diversity through educational programs • Responsible for the planning, execution and safe coordination of activities for children during three consecutive years in the summer, in three different countries. • Directly responsible for four 11-year-old children as part of a national delegation • National Leadership Trainer, responsible for the development of new leadership talent EDUCATION Master of Philosophy in Development Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, 2004 Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, ITESM, City, Mexico, 2000
United States
Mollie Bryan - Freelance Writing & Editing
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Mollie Cox Bryan Nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 2012 *APEX Award Recipient for Excellence in Newsletter Writing * * Bravo Award Recipient (ReliaStar’s Employee Recognition Award)* *Honorable Mention Award, (Poetry) Deus Loci, The Lawrence Durrell Journal* Skills Writing experience includes features, news, radio, video, fiction, and poetry. Editing expertise in (both substantive and copy editing) and knowledge of Chicago, AP, and UPI styles. Supervisory experience includes the hiring, training, evaluating, and supervising of assistants. Expertise in Macintosh desktop publishing programs, PageMaker, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Word. Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, FileMaker Pro, Job Tracker, and GroupWise. Management skills include planning and implementing the entire production and editorial flow and hiring and supervising freelance photographers and artists. Design experience in newsletters, newspapers, magazines, books, and brochures. Web experience includes developing and editing copy, as well as using the web for research and inspiration. Non-fiction Books Author, MRS. ROWE’S RESTAURNT COOKBOOK: A LIFETIME OF RECIPES FROM THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY Ten Speed Press, 2006; worked with the editor to coordinate recipe testing and photography shoot. I also gathered and organized archival photographs. Worked with the publicists on creating marketing materials and arranging book signings. Author, MRS. ROWE’S LITTLE BOOKS OF SOUTHERN PIES, (Ten Speed Press, 2009) also coordinated recipe testing and gathered and organized archival photographs. Worked with the editor on organizing the photo shoot. Worked with the publicists on creating marketing materials and arranging book signings. Fiction Author, SCRAPBOOK OF SECRETS: A CUMBERLAND CREEK MYSTERY (Feb. 2012); SCRAPPED: A CUMBERLAND CREEK MYSTERY (Dec. 2012); HYBRID (working title) (2013). Freelance Experience (1999–current) Augusta Country, Middlebrook, Va., Wrote garden/nature column “Down to Earth,” feature articles The Daily News Leader, Staunton, Va., Wrote garden articles, feature articles, and currently a column, “Thoroughly Modern Mollie” Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Va., Columns (Alumni magazine), Wrote profiles of alumni The Leader, Farm Credit of the Virginias magazine, Staunton, Va., Field Editor, wrote and edited profiles of farm businesses GRIT, Topeka, Kansas, frequent contributor, food articles, features. NPR’s Kitchen Window, online magazine A Taste of the South, a Hoffman Media publication Christian Science Monitor Chicago News Tribune Freelance Editing and Proofreading WelderWorte, Sabine Hentschel, intermittently through 2009 and 2010. Edited and proofread copy translated into English for marketing and sales materials, as well as grant proposals and technical materials. Richthofen’s Knight, David Falash, published by Greenleaf Publishing, 2010. (Fiction) Jacob Kleinschuster Memoir, by Jacob Kleinschuster , 2011. (Non-fiction,) Monica Bhide, various fiction projects and a couple of articles (2012). Jaggers Communications, Charlottesville, Va. December 2013-Current, writing blog posts, profiles, for grocery stores, realtors, and an educational technology company. Previous Professional Experience Editor Community Associations Institute, Alexandria, Va., April 1998–April 1999. Responsibilities include managing, editing, and/or layout for a variety of publications, including newsletters, magazines, and journals. Communications Director The Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP), Leesburg, Va. March 1997–April 1998. Responsibilities included coordinating all communications efforts from the national office, working with graphics arts firms, printers, public relations consultants and web page development companies. Senior Writer and Assistant Editor ReliaStar Financial Corp., United Services Life Insurance, Arlington, Va. April 1996–March 1997. Responsibilities included the writing, editing, and production of marketing materials, including brochures, flyers, advertisements, and newsletters. Also includes writing a script for video production and writing and editing press releases. Education Point Park College, Pittsburgh, Pa., B.A. in Journalism and Communications, Concentrated in Print Media. Editorial Experts, Alexandria, Va. Completed several editing, writing, and desktop publishing courses. Speaking/Teaching Engagements WriterHouse, Charlottesville, Va. Classes taught: "Food Writing." 2010 "The Secrets to Selling Magazine Articles." 2011 Virginia Press Women, Roanoke, Va., (2010) panelist "Niche Writing." Roanoke Regional Writer's Conference (Jan. 2011) "Writing Cookbooks." ASJA moderator "Developing Recipes that Editors Crave," April 2011, New York City Member, American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Member, Sisters in Crime Member, Mystery Writers of America
Greenville, Virginia, United States
Randi Ball - Freelance Drawing & Portrait Art
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I've been drawing all my life, but I've only been drawing full time for the last six months. I'm looking for a way to turn my passion into a career. My preferred tools are my pencil and my Sharpies. Most of my work to date is portraits.
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Tamara Cox - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Editing
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Tamara J. Cox Home PO Box 1061 St. Charles, Illinois 60174 847 841-7988 Tamarajcox@hotmail.com EDUCATION Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL ? 1999 Master of Public Administration Concentration: Health Care Administration Thesis: “Behaviors That Place Adolescents at Risk For Chlamydia trachomatis: An Analysis” University of Arkansas ? 1991 B.S. in Food Service Management Minor: Chemistry Concentration: Nutrition CERTIFICATIONS AWARDS • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Regional Health Administrator/Assistant Surgeon General, Office of Family Planning – Cash Award for Exceptional Rating (highest possible rating) for Annual Job Performance ? 2010, 2009, 2008 • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention On-The-Spot Cash Award for work done as Interim Director of Adolescent Programs and planning and facilitating the Chicago Public Health and Corrections Institute ? 2004 • National Commission on Correctional Health Care’s Certified Correctional Health Professional Certification (CCHP) ? 2004 • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Performance Appraisal Cash Award for Outstanding Annual Job Performance (highest possible rating) ? 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 • Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Unsung Hero in Health Care Recipient ? 2000 • General Mills and 7th Congressional District Health Care Scholarship Recipient ? 1999 • Disease Intervention Specialist Certification by demonstration and exam, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ? 1997 • Food Service Sanitation Certification by exam, Illinois Department of Public Health ? 2002, 1992 HEALTH CARE EXPERIENCE 2008 – Present U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Population Affairs; Office of Family Planning, Region V –Office of the Regional Health Administrator/Assistant Surgeon General Chicago, IL Public Health Advisor GS-13 [Region V Program Consultant for the Office of Family Planning] Develops, monitors, implements, and evaluates a variety of current or projected complex, interdisciplinary public health programs involving governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations from multiple sectors at the community, State, and national levels. Develops and applies new or revised program methods, organizational structures, and technologies to carry out program objectives. Analyzes public health policies, programs, and statistical standards to advise senior management on public health policies, operations, products, and services. Plans, manages, and evaluates public health programs, projects, and study activities associated with program activities of offices and agencies. Serves as a team leader in many instances and establishes program standards, policies, strategies, goals and evaluation plans. Collects and interprets data and information from a variety of sources and prepares responses to inquiries. Writes advanced issue and background papers, a variety of reports, program policies, proposals, and other substantive program documentation Provide overall direction and oversight for Office of Population Affair’s regulated Title X funding for Family Planning Services for Region V, which includes the states of: Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. Serve as Project Officer activities for 13 funded grantees. Evaluate program accomplishments through review of reports and site visits and determine program effectiveness and to formulate corrective action where indicated. Responsible for the development and implementation of review criteria which address programmatic concerns and provide technical assistance and guidance for OASH staff, grantees and other interested parties. Represent Region V at a variety of meetings, prepare a variety of reports, position papers and briefing materials related to reproductive and public health in general. Manage an overall budget of $40.6 Million. Plan the work to be accomplished by staff, set and adjust short-term and long term goals and objectives of program priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of the work. I determine the knowledge level and special talents of the staff when assigning work related elements, and evaluate work performance of staff; give advice, mentorship, to staff on both work and administrative matters; interview candidates for positions; recommend appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions hear and resolve complaints from staff; involved in all levels of disciplinary actions and outcome determinations; identify developmental training needs of staff, providing or arranging for needed development and training find ways to improve productivity and increase the quality of the work; and develop performance standards. 2002-2008 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention field placed with the Chicago Department of Public Health Chicago, IL Lead Public Health Advisor - Special Projects for Corrections and Adolescents GS-13 Lead Public Health Advisor - Special Projects for Corrections GS-12 [Director of Correctional and Adolescent Health] • Provided overall direction and supervision of adult and juvenile corrections based STD/HIV program teams; administer all special projects that directly/indirectly relate to incarcerated or recently released populations; plan and implement bi-annual Chicago Public Health and Corrections Institute-national conference designed for public health and corrections officials; co-chair the Illinois Public Health and Corrections Task Force; serve as advisor for subsequent committees and local health departments and departments of corrections; liaison between Cook County Jail, Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and Illinois Youth Center of Chicago; provide oversight for all adolescent programming; provide operational management for the Chicago Department of Public Health STD/HIV Prevention and Care Program; co-manage a total staff of 150 FTEs; directly manage a staff of 12; represent program at various venues relating to correctional health care and/or infectious diseases; grant writing to seek funds to sustain or enhance projects; manage 6 separate budgets totaling over $1,500,000. Planned the work to be accomplished by staff, set and adjusted short-term and long term goals and objectives of program priorities, and prepared schedules for completion of work. I determined the knowledge level and special talents of the staff when assigning work related elements, and evaluated work performance of staff; gave advice and mentorship, to staff on both work and administrative matters; interviewed candidates for positions; recommended appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions; adjudicated and resolved complaints from staff; involved in all levels of disciplinary actions and outcome determinations; identified developmental training needs of staff, provided or arranged for needed development and training found ways to improve productivity and increase the quality of the work; and developed performance standards. Cook County Department of Public Health Oak Park, IL; Maywood, IL 1997-2002 STD Prevention and Intervention Department ******** Transmitted Diseases Surveillance Manager Special Projects Coordinator Disease Intervention Specialist Tracked and investigated over 2,000 cases of reportable STDs per month; perform statistical analysis and grant writing; primary liaison between health care providers and state/federal health officials; liaison between Cook County Jail and Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center; troubleshooter and overall resource person for department; co-supervise a professional staff of 10 FTEs; field investigations focusing on disease intervention and health care provider compliance; training staff, physicians, nurses, corrections officers, detention counselors, and other personnel regarding STD symptoms and treatment; monitored reporting and regulation compliance; health educator; STD counselor/specialist; writing and editing material and information for external distribution; writing policy and procedures for surveillance issues; wrote job description for departmental positions; implemented quality assurance measures; maintain an annual operational budget $200,000; planned special collaborations with health care professionals in correctional facilities throughout Illinois; planned and coordinated disease intervention activities for 15 suburban Cook county community based organizations. 1996-1997 Women, Infant, and Children’s Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program Diet Technician/Nutritionist Administered the WIC Program; counseled individuals and families regarding various nutritional aspects; determined program eligibility for over 400 families per month; conducted daily nutritional presentations and workshops for groups of 25 or more. 1995-1996 Methodist Hospital of Chicago Chicago, IL Dietary Assistant to Nutrition Director Operational aspects for department; managed an office and technical staff of 35 FTEs; continual training of staff on a variety of nutritional aspects; implemented policies and procedures in relation to JCAHO evaluations; continuous quality management; nutritional assessments and consultations; discharge nutritional plans for individuals and families; nutritional medical charting and documenting. 1992-1995 Community Care Skilled Nursing Facility Chicago, IL Foods and Nutrition Director Maintained a departmental budget of $300,000 per year (based on a census of 190 residents); wrote, designed, and implemented policies and procedures for department; total quality management; supervised15 FTEs; improved productivity, motivation, and overall performance appraisals by 100% after first year in position; designed and implemented all medical and clinical aspects relating to nutritional aspects of residents. 1993-1995 Mavin Enterprises Lincolnwood, IL Management Consultant Performed management consulting functions for several privately owned skilled nursing facilities; provided workshops and trainings for managers and front line supervisors; conducted performance outcomes evaluation and time management analysis’ 1991- 1993 ARA Food Service Management Oak Brook, IL Management Reserve Manager Completed extensive food service management training course; provided technical assistant and managerial coverage for 4 long term care facilities; assisted with budget preparation and inventory procurement; responsible for reserve managing a collective staff of over 200 FTEs. RELATED EXPERIENCE Illinois Public Health and Corrections Task Force Co-Chair, Chicago, IL 2002 – 2008 Provide overall direction of the 190 + members of the Task Force with the mission of formulating policy and collaborations that focus on integrating public health and corrections. Product Promoter/Marketer, The Eleven Agency Kingwood, TX 2004-Present ? Promote products and services for various companies and/or organizations for the purpose of increasing sales volume and/or customer awareness. Elected Official-Public Library Trustee, Broadview Public Library District, Broadview, IL 1999-2006 ? Board Secretary; Chair of Minutes Review and Funding Raising Committees Oversee daily fiscal and operational aspects of public library district. Sales and Special Events Volunteer, Living Word Christian Center, Forest Park, IL 1997-Present ? Assist with marketing and sale of products produced by the Center and their supporters. Copy and Content Editor, Covenant Publishing Company, Oak Park, IL 1997-1998 ? online and printed documentation. RECENT PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS • Getting Out and Staying Healthy co-producer and editor for the Chicago Reentry Project’s documentary and monograph 2008 • Title X Updates key note presentation for the Michigan Department of Community Health’s annual Updates in Family Planning Conference, Grand Rapids, MI 2008 • MR Joesoef (GA), HS Weinstock (GA); CK Kent (CA), JM Chow (CA), MR Boudov (LA), F Parvez (NY), T Cox (IL), T Lincoln (MA), D Harpe (WI), J Miller (CA), M Samuel (CA), D Helms (GA) Gender and Age Correlates of Chlamydia Prevalence in Adolescents and Adults Entering Correctional Facilities, 2002 – 2004: Policy Implications. · Journal of ******** Transmitted Diseases 2007 • Jennifer Broad, MPH; Tamara Cox, MPA; Sergio Rodriguez, MD; Mohamed Mansour, MD, PhD; Concetta Mennella, MD; Dorothy Murphy-Swallow, MS, RN; John The Impact of Discontinuation of Male STD Screening Services at a Large Urban County Jail : Chicago , 2002-2004. • The Chicago HIV Re-entry Project: It Takes a Community for the 16th Annual State of Illinois HIV/STD Conference, Springfield, IL 2007 • Integrating Public Health and Corrections Guest Lecturer for the University of Illinois @ Chicago School of Public Health-Epidemiology and Biostatistics EPID 594 Public Health and Corrections Spring Semester • 2007 • STDs in the Community: Making a Case for Treating in the Jail for the Annual Conference of the Society of Correctional Physicians, Atlanta, GA • 2006 • Chicago Department of Public Health Correctional Health Initiatives Overview for Region III Infertility Prevention Project Committee Meeting, Silver Spring, MD •2006 • Can We Get There From Here? Improving Chlamydia Screening in Juvenile Justice Centers: The Chicago Experience for The National STD Conference Jacksonville, FL ? 2006 • Broad J, Cox T, Rodriguez S, Mansour M, Mennella C, Murphy D, Raba J, Wong W. The Impact of Discontinuation of Male STD Screening Services at a Large Urban County Jail – Chicago, 2002-2004 ? 2005 • A Major New Player in Urban Health Care: The Criminal Justice System presentation at the University of IL at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Great Cities Institute Winter Forum ? 2005 • Reintegration Services for the Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Living with HIV presentation at the state of Illinois Annual HIV/STD Conference in Springfield, IL ? 2005 • The Illinois Public Health/Corrections Task Force University of IL at Chicago Public Health in Illinois Journal Volume 6, Number 1 ? Summer 2005 • HIV Discharge Planning in Corrections Workshop presentation for public health and department of correctional facilities throughout IL in East St. Louis and Batavia, IL ? 2005 • Re-entry for HIV Positive Inmates: Results from the Corrections Demonstration Project and Corrections and Public Health Team Development presentations for the American Correctional Association Annual Congress of Correction in Chicago, IL ? 2004 • HIV, AIDS and TB: How Choice Influence Health, presentation for Cook County Sheriff’s Department of Women’s Justice Services Annual Conference for Female Ex-Offenders in Chicago, IL ? 2004 • Collecting Public Health Data to Document the Burden of HIV/AIDS on Incarcerated Populations, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Issue Brief, Referenced via Personal Communication ? July, 2003 • Chicago Department of Public Health’s Infectious Diseases Initiatives Targeting Incarcerated Youth, National Conference on Correctional Health Care, Austin, TX ? 2003 Summary of presentation highlighted in Moving Forward Corrections & HIV news magazine ? January, 2004 • Planned and Facilitated Chicago Public Health and Corrections Institute, Chicago, IL ? 2004, 2003, 2002 • Screening Initiatives at Alternative Sentencing Programs Within the Cook County Jail, Illinois Department of Public Health HIV/STD Annual Conference, Springfield, IL ? 2002. • Planned and Facilitated Cook County Department of Public Health’s Syphilis Elimination Coalition, Oak Park, IL ? 2001, 2000 • Behaviors That Place Adolescents at Risk for Chlamydia trachomatis: An Analysis (unpublished thesis) ? 1999 RECENTLY FUNDED GRANTS Substance Abuse, HIV and Hepatitis Prevention for Minority Populations and Minority Reentry Populations in Communities of Color, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Amount awarded annually: $250,000 ? 2008, 007, 2006, 2005 HIV Discharge Planning for Corrections, Illinois Department of Public Health HIV Section Amount awarded annually: $1,000,000 • 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004 Monitoring Prevalence of STDs/TB Infections in Persons Entering Correctional Facilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Amount awarded annually: $88,825 ? 2004, 2003, 2002 MEMBERSHIPS Academy of Correctional Health Care Professionals American College of Healthcare Executives American Correctional Association American Library Association American Public Health Association Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Watsonian Society Health Medicine and Policy Girls Advocacy Group Illinois Library Association Illinois Public Health Association Living Word Christian Center Mayor Richard M. Daley’s Reentry Planning Committee Timothy Christian Schools Society Women of Power Alumni Association Advisory Board
Elgin, Illinois, United States
Marie - Freelance Creative Writing & Travel Writing
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** This profile is a work in progress - developing into a professional freelancer ** Retired after 22 years in the British Army, now working passionately on my creative side. Starting from the bottom with the drive and imagination to make it to the top.....
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Alfredo Gutierrez-Amador - Freelance Spanish Translation & Medical Translation
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Translation and technical writing services -Member of ATA (American Translators Association) -More than 10 years of translation experience in multiple fields -Advanced digitization and editing techniques for delivering translations identical to the source documents -23 years of experience in technical writing (life sciences) Servicios de traducción y redacción técnica -Miembro de la ATA (Asociación de traductores de América) -Experiencia en diversas áreas -Técnicas de digitalización y edición avanzadas que permiten entregar traducciones idénticas a los documentos originales -23 años de experiencia en redacción técnica (ciencias biológicas) Services de traduction et rédaction technique -Membre de l’ATA (Association des traducteurs de l’Amérique) -Expérience dans plusieurs domaines -Techniques de numérisation et d’édition avancées permettant de livrer des traductions identiques aux documents sources -23 ans d'expérience en rédaction technique (sciences de la vie)
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Olga Tsarevska - Freelance Portrait Art & Animal Illustration
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OLGA TSAREVSKA Mobile: 07810 684 847 Email: info@olgasgraphics.com Internet site: www.olgasgraphics.com Professional Profile With 20 years of experience, and graduate level in Fine Art. I specialize in traditional Art such as in realistic Portraiture, Landscape, Cityscape, Animals. My favorite is drawing portraits such as Family portraits, Wedding portraits, Children and Pets of all types, whether from a photograph or life portrait. I am proficient in the mediums of oils, acrylic, pastels, pencil and watercolor; as well as mixed mediums. I have good knowledge of traditional and digital art skills, industrial design, graphical design, architecture, art and culture. Strong Art visual skills, a variety of media experience and excellent eye for detail. Thank you for visiting my website.
United Kingdom
Donna Bradley - Freelance Data Entry & Sales
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$75
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I am an art instructor and have been teaching as an independent contractor with my own curriculum in 2d and 3d design to students from kindergarten to high school for eight years. I am a mixed media artist, photographer and graphic artist. I have studied at Otis college of art and design. My profiency is in dark room process, photo shop, illustrator, and final cut pro. I also have studied bronze casting and sculputre, emphais on mold making and casting. I am also a writer. I write poems, plays, essays, fiction,screen plays and articles. I have worked as a sales assoicate in the metals industry titanium and aluminum.I am proficient in word, excel and 10-key by touch. I have ten years experience as an administrative assistant. I have strong work ethics, trustworthy, and think outside the box.
Inglewood, California, United States