Workshops & Guest Lectures

  • Harnessing the Power of UGC in Community-Driven Campaigns. IVLP. “NGO Management I: A Virtual Multi-Regional Project.”Meridian International Center. Virtual (March 8, 2021)
  • 101: Creating Recorded Webinars. Webinar recording and guest appearance covering the basics of creating on-demand webinars for Shannon Rizzo’s Level Up group. Virtual (Jan. 12, 2021)
  • Using Social Media to Promote Social Change. IVLP. “Young Influencers –  A Virtual Project for Pakistan.” Meridian International Center. Virtual (Dec. 9, 2020)
  • Creating a 60 Seconds Video Pitch Workshop. IVLP. “Strengthening Economic and Commercial Ties: Fashion Ecosystems – A Virtual Project for Senegal.” Meridian International Center. Virtual (Nov. 10, 2020)
  • Social Media for NGOs. IVLP. “NGO Management III: A Virtual Multi-Regional Project.” World Learning. Virtual (Nov. 9, 2020)
  • Social Media Principles for NGO Management. IVLP. “NGO Management: A Multi-Regional Project.” IIE. Washington D.C. (Feb. 5, 2020)
  • Effects of Disinformation in Society. IVLP. “21st Century Changemakers: Promoting Discerning Media Consumption For Opinion Makers – North Macedonia.” CRDF Global. Arlington, VA. (Dec. 4, 2019)
  • Social Media Outreach Tactics. IVLP. “Political Cartooning – A project for the Near East and North Africa.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (Sept. 11, 2019)
  • Understanding Your Audience. IVLP. “NGO Management – A Multi Regional Project.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (April. 18, 2019)
  • Social Media for Social Change. IVLP. “Social Media Influencers – Sri Lanka.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (Dec. 12, 2018)
  • Communication and outreach strategies to diverse and underserved communities. IVLP. “NGOs and Civic Activism – A regional project for Africa.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (Oct. 25, 2018)
  • Social media for public outreach and countering disinformation. IVLP. “Countering Violent Extremism Law Enforcement Messaging and Community Engagement – Kenya.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (June 22, 2018)
  • Writing for the Web. Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (May 31, 2018)
  • Effective Writing and Reporting Techniques for Online Journalism. PAHO/WHO and Guyana Press Association with the support of the Ministry of Public Health. Georgetown, Guyana. (May 19 – 20, 2018)
  • How to Tell Your Story. Hubert H. Humphrey Program Enhancement Workshop. Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. (March 26 – 29, 2018)
  • Data Storytelling Across the Media Divide. Reach & Turn. The City of Knowledge, Panama. (Sept. 14 – 16, 2017)
  • Digital Media Workshop. PAHO/WHO and Guyana Press Association with the support of the Ministry of Public Health. Georgetown, Guyana. (July 20 – 22, 2017)
  •  Social Media Communication. IVLP. “Tourism and Economic Development.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (May 17, 2017)
  • State of New Broadcast Media. IVLP. “New and Traditional Broadcast Media.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (March 29, 2017)
  • Panelist. Exchanges in the Digital Space: Amplify Your Organization through Storytelling. Global Ties 2017 National Meeting. Washington D.C. (Feb. 11, 2017)
  • Guest Speaker (Skype). UX Design and Multimedia Storytelling. The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia (Feb. 6, 2017)
  • Guest Speaker (Skype). Practical skills for journalism students. The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia (Oct. 7, 2016)
  • Guest Speaker. Technology, Learning, and Change: Community Development. Identidad Cultural y Desarrollo Regional Sustentable two-day conference at Unidad Regional Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP). Tehuacán, Mexico (June 24, 2016)
  • Digital Media Workshop. Communication Department at Unidad Regional Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP). Puebla, Mexico (June 20 – 24, 2016)
  • Digital Media Workshop. IVLP “Media Literacy: Promoting Civil Society through New Media Program.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C. (April 27, 2016)
  • Digital Media Workshop. IVLP – Global Connections. FHI 360. Washington D.C. (Nov. 5, 2015)
  • Guest Lecturer. Interactive, Visual and Multimedia Storytelling. Unidad Regional Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP). Tehuacán, Mexico (Oct. 30, 2015)
  • Photoshop and Interactive GIFs Workshops. USA Today. McLean, VA (June 23 & Nov. 18, 2015)
  • Guest Lecturer. New Media – Practical Skills. Belgrade, Serbia (July 11, 2015)
  • State of Online Media in the U.S. IVLP “Journalism in the 21st Century: Working for an Online News Agency.” Meridian International Center. Washington D.C., (April 23, 2015)

Education

Univ. of Maryland Global Campus, MicroMasters Program, Instructional Design and Technology (2020)

Arizona State University, BA, Journalism and Mass Communication (2007)

Bellevue College, AA, Web Authoring Multimedia (2004)

Skills

Instructional Design | multimedia production and storytelling | web content management | project management | digital media strategy | branding and identity | editing and writing | web and graphic design | UX design and testing | user reasearch and analysis | wireframing and prototyping | web development | data visualization | video and audio editing | basic programming

Languages

Fluent: English | Serbian | Macedonian | Bosnian | Croatian | Montenegrin        

Basic: French | Russian

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