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Education / Projects
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Sandra Lee 2011 2012
Technical Skills Soft Skills/Languages
Merit Award at Berkeley Circus: annual event at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design to review and recognize outstanding student projects and research
Food Justice Challenge Prize: �nal winner out of 109 ideas submitted on ImproveSF Mindmixer (San Francisco’s online platform for community members to contribute ideas to solve civic issues), hosted by SF Mayor’s O�ce of Civic Innovation
Work with a team of �ve to research economic assets and constraints in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district through observational site visits, interviews with local non-pro�ts and residents, and compiling statistics from US Census. Proposed a combined Job Training and Mobile Fresh Food Vendor business module to address food justice and unemployment in the Tenderloin.
University of California, Berkeley B.A. in Political Economy, Minor in City and Regional Planning
Designed and administered surveys of 250+ mobile food vendors, patrons, business owners to evaluate the current mobile food vending program. Organized a working group meeting of mobile food vendors and stakeholders to gather feedback about existing program.
Participated in a 6-week professional development program for aspiring urban planners. Worked on a team of 5 to conduct �eld research, census research, and focus group interviews in SF Chinatown.
Final Presentation 35-page policy report link
Conducted weekly meetings with 4 site managers and interviewed clients monthly to identify volunteering needs Designed 20+ service projects that matched volunteer interests to community needs. Led over 20 teams of 10-15 volunteers to engage in projects including painting, meal preparation, holiday activities, and beauti�cation projects. Developed and delivered volunteer training workshops to 100+ volunteers to educate volunteers about homelessness and train volunteers to interact directly with homeless clients. Managed all volunteer communications by sending monthly email updates, updating social media.
link to 15-page report analyzing and interpreting survey results.
Improved volunteer relations and engagement through social media. Attendance at annual Volunteer Appreciation Event increased over 100% from the previous year. Expanded volunteer opportunities to include leading art classes, tutoring, cooking lessons.
Used ArcGIS to help Berkeley Food and Housing Project, a homeless nonpro�t, Identify most suitable locations in Berkeley to build a new shelter for homeless males.
Optimize the City of Oakland’s street sweeping routes by updating GIS database with street sweeping routes and performing network analysis on ArcGIS.
Worked in partnership with East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) and provided free tax assistance for over 40 low-income Oakland residents. Led weekly class discussions on tax policies and provided training for tax preparation. Managed a team of 6 UC Berkeley students to ensure excellent customer service and tax preparation services.
Research Asian population and immigration trends in San Francisco Chinatown through Census Research and surveys.
Backpacked across 8
countries in Europe
SFSU Extended Learning GIS Class 2 full day session class on creating rich internet mapping applications
GIS Suitability Analysis Project Apples & Wages, City Planning Studio
Chinatown Urban Institute Fellow
Volunteer and Service Project Coordinator, Berkeley Food and Housing Strategic Planning Intern, Oakland Planning Department
GIS Intern, Oakland Public Works Agency
Planning intern, Chinatown Community Development Center
Program Coordinator, UC Berkeley Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Co-Founder, Apples & Wages, Hub Internship Food justice initiative with the Hub, an incubator for social enterprises. Communicate with community based organizations in the Tenderloin to form partnership with food justice stakeholders. In process of forming partnership with student business group from UC Berkeley to do business modeling for fresh food carts.
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https://www.dropbox.com/s/rqtnarw7elti0as/Suitability%20Analysis%20poster.pdf https://www.dropbox.com/s/28dns3zy16nzrob/Apples%26Wages.pdf http://www.improvesf.com/central-market-and-food-justice/archived https://www.dropbox.com/s/ml4byepkiq8ywpq/Grant%20Avenue%20Corridor%20Final%202012.pdf http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/ceda/documents/report/oak038380.pdf