Education

Degrees

  • Master of Science, Information Science

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, 2015

    The goal of the MSIS program is to enable students to contribute to the design, development, and maintenance of information systems and networks; lead the development of new technologies and new applications relating to the delivery of information; and demonstrate a theoretical knowledge of information science, including the theory of information storage and retrieval, systems science, and social, political, and ethical implications of information systems.

    UNC’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.


    Courses Completed for Degree

    Course ID Course Name
    INLS 461 Information Tools
    INLS 500 Human Information Interactions
    INLS 509 Information Retrieval
    INLS 520 Organization of Information
    INLS 523 Database Systems I: Introduction To Databases
    INLS 525 Electronic Records Management
    INLS 582 Systems Analysis
    INLS 585 Management for Information Professionals
    (Fulfilled In PUBA 711 Public Service Leadership)
    INLS 623 Database Systems II: Intermediate Databases
    INLS 690 Information Policy
    INLS 780 Research Methods
    (Fulfilled in PUBA 720 Public Aadminitration Analysis and Evaluation II)
    INLS 781 Proposal Development
    INLS 795 Professional Field Experience
    INLS 890 Experimental Information Retrieval
    INLS 992 Master’s Paper
    Additional Two Electives Fulfilled in MPA Courses
  • Master of Public Administration

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government, 2015

    The MPA program prepares public service leaders. UNC MPA students work with faculty who are engaged in helping state and local officials solve public problems. Consistent with the School of Government’s mission, UNC’s MPA program places emphasis on local government.

    The MPA program at UNC-Chapel Hill was ranked in 2012 by U.S. News & World Report as 6th in city management and among the Top 25 public administration and public policy graduate programs in the United States.


    Courses Completed for Degree

    Course ID Course Name
    PUBA 709 Public Administration Institutions And Values
    PUBA 710 Organization Theory
    PUBA 711 Public Service Leadership
    PUBA 719 Public Administration Analysis and Evaluation I
    PUBA 720 Public Administration Analysis and Evaluation II
    PUBA 721 Professional Communications
    PUBA 723 Human Resource Management
    PUBA 731 Public Financial Management
    PUBA 733 Strategic Information Technology Management
    PUBA 745 Professional Work Experience
    PUBA 746 MPA Portfolio
    PUBA 760 Law for Public Administration
    PUBA 768 Mediation Skills
    PUBA 769 Facilitation Skills
    PUBA 780 Grant Writing & Evaluation
    Summer Professional Work Experience
    Additional Three Electives Fulfilled in MSIS Courses
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011

    The UNC Department of Political Science is consistently rated as one of the top 15 political science departments in the country. Long recognized for its contributions to the study of politics, the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continues to build on its history as an integral component of the nation’s oldest state university by vigorously pursuing excellence in scholarship, teaching, and public service.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Contemporary European Studies

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011

    The EURO major deepens student understanding of European issues and current events framed in an academic framework, while developing advanced proficiency in a modern European language. The EURO degree’s interdisciplinary structure and extensive language training prepare students to continue on to graduate studies and/or an international career in public policy, government agencies, NGOs, and transatlantic companies.

Certifications

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

    Project Management Institute (PMI)

    License No. 1929638
    Expires May 2021

    The CAPM exam is based on the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide).

    The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential tests knowledge of the following concepts from the PMBOK guide:

    1. Chapter 1 Introduction
    2. Chapter 2 Project Life Cycle and Organization
    3. Chapter 3 Project Management Processes for a Project
    4. Chapter 4 Project Integration Management
    5. Chapter 5 Project Scope Management
    6. Chapter 6 Project Time Management
    7. Chapter 7 Project Cost Management
    8. Chapter 8 Project Quality Management
    9. Chapter 9 Project Human Resource Management
    10. Chapter 10 Project Communications Management
    11. Chapter 11 Project Risk Management
    12. Chapter 12 Project Procurement Management
    13. Chapter 13 Project Stakeholder Management

    The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions with four answers per choice. The exam must be completed in three hours.

    To be able to apply, one needs a secondary degree as well as a minimum of 1,500 hours of project experience or 23 hours of project management education.

  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ)

    Google

    License No. 02714148
    Expires October 2017
    Public Profile

    The Analytics Individual Qualification is a demonstration of proficiency in Analytics that is available to any individual who has passed the Analytics IQ exam. The Google Analytics IQ exam tests knowledge of digital analytics and Google Analytics.

  • North Carolina Notary Public

    North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State

    License No. 201404900091
    Expires February 2019

    North Carolina Notaries Public facilitate commerce when they perform the following notarial acts:

    1. Acknowledge signatures
    2. Administer oaths and affirmations
    3. Verify or prove signatures

Independent Coursework

  • DAT 208x Introduction to Python for Data Science

    EdX / Microsoft, 2016

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    Module 1: Python Basics Take your first steps in the world of Python. Discover the different data types and create your first variable.

    Module 2: Python Lists Get the know the first way to store many different data points under a single name. Create, subset and manipulate Lists in all sorts of ways.

    Module 3: Functions and Packages Learn how to get the most out of other people’s efforts by importing Python packages and calling functions.

    Module 4: Numpy Write superfast code with Numerical Python, a package to efficiently store and do calculations with huge amounts of data.

    Module 5: Matplotlib Create different types of visualizations depending on the message you want to convey. Learn how to build complex and customized plots based on real data.

    Module 6: Control flow and Pandas Write conditional constructs to tweak the execution of your scripts and get to know the Pandas DataFrame: the key data structure for Data Science in Python.

  • Oracle Database 12c Administration Workshop

    Oracle University, 2016

    Certificate of Completion

    The Oracle Database 12c Administration Workshop covers the Oracle Database architecture. Participants discover how to effectively manage an Oracle Database instance, configure the Oracle Network Environment, and perform database maintenance. Topics Covered include:

    • Create and manage an Oracle Database Instance.
    • Create and manage Storage Structures.
    • Configure the Oracle Network Environment.
    • Create and manage users.
    • Monitor the database and manage performance.
    • Learn basic information on backup and recovery techniques.
    • Use the Oracle Support Workbench and My Oracle Support to update your Oracle Database software.

    Workshop Syllabus

  • DEV 212x Introduction to DevOps

    EdX / Microsoft, 2016

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    DevOps is the union of people, process and products to enable the continuous delivery of value to end users. It aims to create a culture and environment where building, testing, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably, so you can innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. This introductory DevOps course covers how to define DevOps, understand why organizations need DevOps, and learn how to get started with DevOps. Participants learn the key ideas and techniques to bring development and operations together to produce higher-quality software and deliver it more quickly. Course topics include:

    • The value, history, and building blocks of DevOps
    • How to unify processes and improve collaboration between development and operations
    • Continuous Integration (CI), continuous testing, and continuous deployment
    • Release Management, configuration management, and monitoring in DevOps
  • DAT 101x Data Science Orientation

    EdX / Microsoft, 2016

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    This is the first course in the Data Science curriculum from Microsoft. This course provides an introduction to working with and exploring data using a variety of visualization, analytical, and statistical techniques.

    • Basic data exploration and visualization techniques in Microsoft Excel
    • Foundational statistics that can be used to analyze data
  • LAW 6472 Copyright Law

    George Washington University School of Law, 2012

    Historical background and general survey; how copyright is secured and maintained; subject matter of copyright; scope of protection; duration, renewal, and termination of transfers; jurisdiction and remedies; contracts and combinations, including compulsory licenses and performing rights societies; other doctrines neighboring on copyright; international aspects of copyright, including the Berne convention and other treaties on copyright and related subjects.