B.A. in English Studies / B.A. in Studio Arts Photography, minor in Art History, Illinois State University
Area(s) of Interest: Music, TV/film, Visual arts, Fine arts, Performing arts, Theatre, Dance, Photography, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing, Travel
Experience: I worked at National Geographic as an Operations Coordinator for Private Jets. Prior to the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic I was promoted to Trips Manager. This promotion resulted in my worldwide responsibility for how, when, and the processes of bringing passengers abroad back to the United States. Previous eclectic experiences include photographer, artist, marketing intern, service industry, attire model, and mentor.
Ideal job in 10 years: Establish an Art Center to expose and educate the North Central Illinois public in the field of fine art.
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The MSLCE program approaches art as a viable business. The curriculum focuses on the important foundations of a business, such as working with a team, developing the organizational processes, how to effectively network and fundraise, and applying them into the creative industries.
Where are you from? Chicago, IL, USA