As a Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist for the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), I support two global practice teams who are testing approaches to improve rural sanitation and hygiene at scale. A
In this role, I am responsible for developing and implementing strategic communication plans; managing learning and knowledge exchange initiatives through knowledge platforms, webinars, and regional and global team meetings; writing, editing, and producing print and digital knowledge products for government clients and sector practitioners, including annual reports, technical papers, and research briefs; and producing feature stories and blog posts for external communications through WSP’s website, and World Bank and development sector blogs and newsletters.
Previously, as a staff editor, and producer for leading consumer and educational publishers, I have researched, written, and produced educational print, video, audio, and interactive multimedia for primary, secondary, higher-education, and professional audiences. Working for leading publishers including Houghton Mifflin, ProQuest Information & Learning, and National Geographic Society, I have also worked on partnership initiatives with state and national government agencies and leading private sector and non-profit agencies, including the National Park Service, the National Science Foundation, Google, the Smithsonian Institute, Asia Society, and the Wildlife Conservation Society.
I am especially interested in utilizing ICT to reach hard-to-reach populations, and have completed graduate level studies in interactive multimedia at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program and Cornell University's Interctive Multimedia Group, as well as an internship at the George Lucas Educational Foundation. I am currently working on a Master of Arts in Science-Medical Writing at Johns Hopkins University.