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PERSONAL INTERESTS & SPECIALTIES
Civic | Special Interests
Association of Federal Enterprise Risk Managers, Geographical Leadership Communities, IRS Leadership Succession Track, Congressional Black Caucus Institute Political Education and Leadership Bootcamp, Lott Carey Global Christian Missionary Delegate, Girl Scouts Gold Award Selection Board, In Your Honor Speaker, Junior League of Washington, Junior League Leadership Institute (LI) Committee, JLWLI Get on Board, JLW LI Executive Voice, Mississippi Policy Conference, Haiti Christian Missionary, Girls on the Run-DC Coach, Toastmasters, Spelman National Alumnae Association DC Board of Directors, Federally Employed Women, Women in Technology, NMAAHC Smithsonian Charter Member, Friends of the Smithsonian Member, National Museum of Women in the Arts Member, Columbia Association Health and Fitness Advisory Committee, Certified Indoor Cycle Instructor.
Experienced Organizational Change Agent and IT Professional - Specialties: Technical Project and Program Management, Business Consulting, Strategic Planning and Business Process Improvement and Training and Development. Successfully implements solid understandings of national level information technology needs, risk and change management leadership, joint organizational cross-functional accountability, stewardship and management, enterprise-wide joint team structure and balance, technical process skills, and diplomacy needed under demanding timelines or difficult circumstances. Takes ownership of programs and initiatives while remaining solution-oriented. Actively engaged amongst local, national and international civic and advocacy organizations serving as volunteer, member and board affiliate.
Love of family, learning, technology, art, photography, voluntarism, charity, travel, the outdoors, my puppies, horses, entomology, intense fitness and sports.
project management, devising creative solutions, public speaking, optimization, organizational leadership and development, business process improvement, evaluating policy, security risk management, synthesizing methodology, enterprise software analysis, lifecycle and procurement, research and development, shared economics, social engineering, editing, technical writing, workflow automation, virtual technical environments, building relationships, community outreach
FEDERAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONAL
Engaged public servant employed upon IT Organizational Leadership Succession track. Acknowledged for Outstanding Leadership, Outstanding Performance and Outstanding IT Risk Management and Tenacity. Enterprise risk management subject matter expert. Program Management Office team lead to include policy and planning, quality assurance change management, risks and issues, release oversight and security. Develops technical requirements for resource staff tasked to requisite traceability systems in support of program controls. Special projects team lead conducting policy research and analysis cross-referencing service-wide and national policy to include authoring and presenting white papers at senior and enterprise levels and other policy planning documents; i.e., risk management, quality management, artifact management, security change management and project management.
Federal agencies supported include The Pentagon Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) The Under Secretary for Personnel Readiness Policy and Finance, MYCAA Program; Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (US DoT-FHA), Miami FL; The Pentagon Headquarters of the Department of the Army Information Technology Agency Information Management Center (DoD HQDA ITA-IMCEN); Department of the Treasury Headquarters of Internal Revenue Service Information Technology (IRS IT HQ).
ADJUNCT FACULTY INSTRUCTOR
Developed and Instructed required organizational development and training courses for all employees of the Columbia Association through CA University, including established policies, procedural guidelines, interdependence, achievement, corporate branding, service principles, objectives and mission. Training included hands-on interaction, teach-back methodology, visuals, and individual and group collaboration. Special recognition from Director for retention improvement, increased morale and successful program instruction.
Successfully instructed 60-200 undergraduate Philosophy and General Majors in Utilitarianism: Biomedical Ethics (2007); Philosophy of Film (2008). Delivered instruction, administered exams and graded and generated course scorings to each student individually. Provided office hour tutoring twice per week voluntarily to students. Designed and presented technical presentations for course instruction and Research-In-Progress (RIP) apprenticeship work sessions. Received special acknowledgment by University Provost for successful ethical and leadership commitments.
BA, SPELMAN COLLEGE
Honors, Cum Laude
Majors: Philosophy, Art
Ford Foundation Research Fellow
Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society, President
Kappa Pi Fraternal Art Society
Domestic Exchange Scholar
WELs Leadership Graduate
SWEPT Leadership Graduate
UNIV OF CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO
La Jolla, California
Domestic Exchange Visiting Scholar
MA, UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
Certificate: Gender Studies
Certified Indoor Cycling Instructor
LEAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE®
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt