Resume

Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria

Education

Concordia University Irvine, Irvine, CA/Yunnan, PRC                         August 2014-February 2015

28 credits completed towards a Master of Arts in International Studies

  • Took graduate courses while working full-time as a teacher in Yunnan, China
  • GPA: 3.5/4.0
  • Interviewed residents in a local village in Chinese about their hygiene habits vis-à-vis their water supply

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT                                                                        May 2012 Bachelor of Arts Degree, East Asian Studies

Major GPA: 3.6 Overall: 3.4

Languages: Mandarin Chinese (fluent) Spanish (proficient) French (limited proficiency)

Chinese Language Center, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan     September 2010-June 2011

  • Attained fluency in spoken Modern Standard Mandarin Chinese
  • Completed one full academic year of Mandarin Chinese
  • Eight total years of study (references available on request)

Professional and Writing Experience

OneMedMarket/OneMedChina                       Research and Editorial Intern, March 2015-May 2015

  • Researched content related to Chinese and American pharmaceutical industries
  • Wrote articles and compile fleshed-out bibliographies for upcoming newsletter
  • Conducted recruitment efforts to build out writing team

Qujing Normal University, Yunnan, China    Oral English Teacher, November 2014-January 2015

  • Prepared lessons in English about American culture, using key phrases and group activities

The American Conservative, Washington, DC     Editorial Assistant Intern, January-May 2014

  • Wrote biweekly posts on the State of the Union blog concerning culture, religion, and American civic society
  • Managed social media presence via Twitter account
  • Researched and conducted interviews for longer pieces for print magazine
  • Curated photos for blog posts

Joonbug.com, New York, New York            Editorial Assistant Intern, September-December 2013

  • Wrote 3-5 pieces per day on SceneTracker blog, covering restaurant openings, concerts, and bar crawls
  • Updated master list of PR contacts
  • Interviewed and hired contributing writers based on stringent criteria
  • Attended events on behalf of Joonbug, conduct interviews, and wrote feature articles on bands and high-end retail stores
  • Maintained relationships with various public relations firms through extensive communication

The Daily Caller, Washington DC                             Contributor, September 2013-November 2014

  • Wrote op-ed pieces concerning legislation and politician’s platforms.

Robert Jackson for Manhattan Borough President       Field Organizer, August-September 2013

  • Recruited, trained, and supervised volunteers to identify potential voters in Manhattan
  • Performed voter ID calls in both English and Spanish
  • Translated campaign literature into Chinese
  • Represented candidate at campaign events, and translated campaign slogans into Spanish and Chinese as needed

New York Life Insurance Company, New York, New York                Consultant, December 2012-May 2013

  • Ensured information from incoming applications are correctly entered into databases
  • Generated daily reports concerning accounts outside of suitability and compliance standards
  • Provided general support to Eagle Operations Processing Team as needed

Mic (formerly PolicyMic), New York, New York               Pundit, November 2012-November 2013

  • Writes articles for millennial-focused online publication on cultural trends and political commentary
  • Article “Why I am Leaving the Democratic Party” received over 75 “mics”, 6,700 views, and 300 comments
  • Article “Feminism is for White Women” received over 45 “mics” 6,300 views, and 160 comments

Resonance Magazine, Middletown, Connecticut      Contributing Editor, October 2011-May 2012

  • Shaped the new edition of East Asian Studies department journal to reflect best East and Southeast Asian journalism
  • Voted on content, cover stories, and photos

AXA Advisors, New York, New York        Cold-Caller and Client Relations Assistant, May-August 2009 & 2010

  • Called top-tier law firms in order to grow business for financial planners
  • Generated warm to hot leads that turned into clients
  • Reached out to existing clients to schedule yearly review meetings

 Media Appearances

Blacktalk Radio Network, “Let’s Build with Doshon Farad”                          March 16, 2015

  • Provided insight into the motivation of GOP senators’ submission of letter to Iran undermining America’s pending nuclear talks

Huffpost Live, “Time Suggests Banning the Word Feminist”                      November 13, 2014

  • Appeared on panel of prominent feminist advocates and writers and suggested that “feminist” has negative connotation for many Americans and feminists should rebrand their image

BBC Radio London 94.9 “Dotun Adebayo On Sunday”                                   May 11, 2014

  • Discussed U.S. interventionist strategy after the first round of Boko Haram kidnappings