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CHRISTABEL DUAH

703-861-5739 | christabel.duah@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA | May 2016

Robertson School of Media and Culture | Bachelor of Science, Mass Communications, Public Relations | Minor, General Business

PUBLIC RELATIONS COURSEWORK

Journalism Writing

  • Developed media kit, including fact sheet and press release, for Humanity Helping Sudan
  • Created WordPress blog for Humanity Helping Sudan
  • Gained AP Style writing and editing skills

Public Relations Graphics and Design

  • Created personal brand logo utilizing Adobe Creative Suite
  • Created possible re-branding material for Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance including new logo, company, newsletter, and visual campaigns

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

NAACP Public Relations Chair | VCU, Richmond, VA | Since 2014

  • Created flyers for events and utilized social media for promotion
  • Launched blog promoting organization and highlighting social issues of import

Sunday School Assistant | Church Of Pentecost, USA, Inc., Manassas, VA, | Since 2011

  • Directed school age kids in church plays; created lesson plans for children ages 4-11

Executive Tutor | Aristotle Circle Tutors, Springfield, VA | February 2011 – August 2012

  • Traveled to the homes of clients to be a supplementary student instructor on a number of subjects, ranging from third grade mathematics to high school study tools.
  • Created educational materials and lesson plans catered to student needs
  • Promoted to executive tutor from associate in less than one year
  • Awarded Tutor of the Month award for March 2012

WORK EXPERIENCE

Student Caller | VCU Gold Line Call Center, Richmond, VA | March 2014 – October 2014

  • Communicated directly with VCU alumni to fundraise for the university
  • Updated alumni information and communicated current and upcoming campus events

Server | T-Millers at Downtown Richmond Marriott, Richmond, VA | December 2014 – Present

  • Interacted with customers to take orders and deliver food at fast and satisfying pace
  • Trained several new employees
  • Assisted in social media efforts to highlight restaurant during UCI Bike Race 2015 and other area events

SOFTWARE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher
  • Social Media Platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and WordPress
  • Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

INTERNATIONAL AND AFRICAN STUDENT OUTREACH

  • Bilingual: English, Twi/Akan (Ghanaian Language)
  • Participant, African Student Union, VCU, Since 2013
  • Private Hair Stylist/Braider

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