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Hi there. I’m Sylvia. I’m an entrepreneur and freelancer living in Berlin right now. Moved from New York City, where I worked for almost a decade in various corporations in Finance, Education, International Government, Manufacturing and Retail industries. I am a fan of conscious start-up initiative and mission-driven organizations. In the past, I was a Project Manager for a few start-ups in...
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Employment

  • 1change

    2018

    - Tasked to optimize internal work flow processes to increase productivity and efficiency

    - Supporting the Founder for all aspects of business development and operations

    - Provide expertise in prioritizing and restructuring on organization’s product and client portfolio

    - Strategizing on all deliverables to ensure timely delivery to our clients

    - Provide debriefing session on Lifestyle Assessments with recommendations on stress and recovery balance and how to lead a more balanced lifestyle taking into accounts the body, spirit, mind and spirit model set out by the Founder

  • Impact Hub NYC

    2017 - 2018

    - Managed all aspects in the Operations, Community, Events and Business Developments from curating and designing programs to closing deals with external clients and partners including the total operation of the co-working space

    - Successfully generated revenue of more than $75K in less than a year

    - Responsible for leading a team of five people, that supports the day to day operation of the Hub and Events and overseeing billing for co-working members and private office companies using Nexudus

    - Building the community’s vision in connecting and supporting our members, who are entrepreneurs and founders of start-ups organization in the social impact field

    - Continued existing partnerships with non-profit organizations, change makers, local influencers in programs especially in under-developed neighborhood such as Harlem and Bronx, for their workshops or events or hackathons

    - Increased overall memberships for the Hub in co-working memberships private office space sales

    - Initiated and identified key partnerships to grow the Community and collaboration to create a win-win scenario

  • Edhesive

    2017 - 2017

    - Coordinated team members for their deliverable and assigning various task allocation based on priorities an deadline

    - Managed production of project content and final review before project launches

    - Developed a detailed project plan to track progress and responsible for project overall improvement

    - Created a detailed project documentation and record product updates and its announcement

  • Appen Global

    2016 - 2017

    - Reviewed and rated web content to support the measurement of search data relevance

    - Evaluated online web content according to detailed criteria by using an Excel spreadsheet or an annotation tool

  • United Nations Volunteer

    2014 - 2015

    - Worked alongside Procurement and Protocol Team in the Administrative Unit

    - Assisted Procurement cases of various Requesting Units in United Nations Volunteer

    - Published job opportunities for Consultancies online, reviewed applications, entered them into our evaluation matrix, interviewed them and recommended the short-listed candidates to Hiring Managers in respective Departments

    - Producing Contract Agreements with Companies or Individual Contractors/Consultants

    - Created and built Standard Operating Procedure Manual for the Protocol Unit that was later implemented for the whole of UNV platform and used as a relocation guide for incoming Executives

    - On ad-hoc basis, supported Travel Team on all UNV related travel requests or inquiries

Education

  • MA in Global Governance and Cultural Diplomacy

    2014 - 2016

    University of Siena, Italy in partnership with the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin