Full Name

Melissa Morgenstern

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Current City

New York, NY


["Melissa","Morgenstern","u83abu6587u5a77","Education and Business Development Professional","Berkeley, CA","Education","United States","Dutch, Israeli, American and some unexplained Asian parts, That's my ethnicity in a weird nutshell. I'm all about using my multicultural background to bring about more understanding and make the world a better place. I stayed in China for four years as a student, freelance journalist/translator, and art teacher. Now I am looking to expand my China skills in the states and get down to work!"]


["Hopkinsu2013Nanjing Center u2013 SAIS China","Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)","Associated Colleges in China The Beijing Center (ACC)"]


["Brookfield East High School"]


["Nanjing, Jiangsu","Milwaukee, WI","New York, NY","Orange, CA","Berkeley, CA","Beijing"]


["the Nanjinger, Map Magazine, Echinacities","Writer/Contributer/Translator","u2022 Researched, wrote, and translated articles and press releases related to travel, business, and social issues for an audience of expatriates living in China.","Other/Not Classified","KnowledgeLink","Business Development Associate","u2022 Managed onsite international exchange programs for the west coast.tttnu2022 Worked with primary schools, universities, and local vendors to create and implement short term exchanges for international students.nu2022 Initiated outreach to American high schools and colleges to expand program partnerships.nu2022 Streamlined company procedures, including client visits and database organization.nu2022 Advised schools on various international student programs.nu2022 Created independent KnowledgeLink programs, such as foreign exchanges and internships at the high school and university level.nu2022 Researched and analyzed modern international education trends.nu2022 Recruited and interviewed prospective host families.nu2022 Worked with local host families and international students to resolve conflicts, including language barrier assistance.nu2022 Optimized logistical measures for program efficiency, including information collection, transportation, and communication procedures. n","Education","LePort Schools","International Program Manager/Office Coordinator","u2022 Worked with an academic team to create summer camps for international students aged 5-10 and their families.nu2022 Created academic materials and curricula for both summer and academic year programs.tnu2022 Managed Mandarin teacher hiring process for overseas candidates.nu2022 Planned and implemented advertising and hiring strategies for marketing and human resources.tnu2022 Created and translated marketing and legal materials for LePort Mandarin Immersion program.nu2022 Developed vendor relationships with domestic and international hotels, travel agents, and academic institutions.nu2022 Maintained international partnerships to recruit for camps at LePort campuses throughout CA.t","Education","Shu Ren International School","Admissions Director","u2022 Oversee the admissions program for all preschool through Grade 8 families, including new student, returning student, mid-year, and international enrollment.nu2022 Co-organize parent-driven marketing council and provide information for participants.nu2022 Implement the need-based financial aid program.nu2022 Review and implement school policies related to the admissions process and logistics.nu2022 Proposed and lead implementation of inRESONANCE admissions database software into the schoolu2019s communications and student information systems.tnu2022 Represent the school at various gatherings including street fairs, educational exhibitions, open houses, East Bay Independent School Association meetings, and language fairs.nu2022 Plan and execute programs to enhance brand awareness of the school, including parent ambassador visits, outreach events, and open houses.nu2022 Identify and apply emerging marketing strategies within the independent school market.","Education"]

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