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Full Name

Lillygol Sedaghat

Last name

Sedaghat

Profile Headline

International Relations student at Peking University, Break-dancer, Intern at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Beijing Center

Gender

Female

Current City

San Diego

Current Industry

Education

Date of Birth

1992-02-17 00:00:00

Show birthday

Only show month and day

Country of Citizenship

United States

Diversity Info

Other

Personal Summary

Lillygol has a dream that corresponds directly to her name. Forged in the linguistic fusion of an Eastern and Western language, Lillygol is a cross-cultural traveler who intends to bridge together peoples and cultures through mutual awareness, local understanding, and the power of hip hop as a break-dancer.

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Edu_Program

["Peking University (PKU)","Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows"]

Edu_University

["University of California, Berkeley"]

Exp

["Berkeley, CA","Beijing"]

Exp_Work

["Cal Alumni Association","Scholarship Assistant","My task is to ensure that the scholarship recipients are provided with academic, social, and professional support by connecting them to previous alumni, hosting professional events designed to enhance their abilities, and formulating a strong student-to-student and student-to-teacher support network. nAdditionally, I perform a great deal of administrative work that includes the weekly construction of a themed email mailing that includes academic, internship, and work opportunities and the professional management of the scholarship's telephone and email database. nLastly, I lead outreach measures that target community colleges and high schools across California in order to spread awareness of the scholarship to low API-ranking institutions. ","Education","Summer Peace Institute: Human Security and Peace-building / PANI","Project Coordinator and Global Scholar ","u2022tSelected as the youngest scholar worldwide to partake in a program of 100 international undergraduate and graduate studentsnu2022tEstablished a non-profit project with the national Costa Rican child services program; designed curriculum for 12 children between ages 2-16 with focus on English language proficiency, healthy food education, psychological support servicesnu2022tExamined poverty and crime issues, structural slum development, and racial stigmas between Nicaraguans and Costa Ricansn","Nonprofit Charitable Organizations","TITAN, TATA International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme (TISES)","Consultant and Affirmatice Action Intern","u2022tDevised a 100 page Policy Proposal including 60 Interviews with Company CEOs, Managers, Engineers, and Labor Workers evaluating TATA Company, Titanu2019s Affirmative Action initiatives and drafted 15 new proposals to enhance current effortsnu2022tCoordinated efforts among Titan, the Corporation of Indian Industry in Tamil Nadu and Dehradun, the Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Department, the NGO Unnati, and TATA Motors, TATA Steel, and TATA Consultancy Services to construct a national public-private coalition in support of Affirmative Actionnu2022tFacilitated 4 Training Programs for over 200 new employees on Cross-Culturalism, Teamwork & Customer Servicen","Business Services – Other","Center for South Asian Studies","TATA Cultural Ambassador and Outreach Coordinator","After participating in the TATA International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme program in India, where I spent two months working with a daughter company of TATA Industries on an Affirmative Action project , I returned to the UC Berkeley campus and acted as the Cultural Ambassador for the program. I created a powerpoint documenting the program's details and my own personal experiences and presented in seven classrooms, an Asian-oriented Business Panel through the Career Center, and a Study Abroad Fair to hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. The purpose was to spread awareness of the business-oriented, cross-cultural program to promote awareness and relations between the U.S. and India. ","Education","Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy","Web and Events Intern","u2022tDraft invitation letters inviting Chinese scholars and international experts to the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center to participate in roundtable discussions focusing on US-Sino Relations, nuclear security, energy cooperation, and China-Russia-EU relationsnu2022tOrganize 5+ events for nine fellows researching five main tracks on Chinese foreign affairs and regional relationships weekly; provide onsite logistics and assist the fellows in set-up and take-down of each eventnu2022tPrepare event summaries of the cross-cultural discussions hosted at the center and track research of each scholar; synthesize complex information into easily readable material, which is then posted on the CTC website in both English and Chinesen","Other/Not Classified","International House Catering Services","Caterer","As a representative of the International House Catering Services, I help design and assemble rooms in preparation of large and small gala events. I also arrange the food placement, assist the chefs in the kitchen with prior preparation, and interact with guests in order to cater to their social needs. ","Food and Beverage Production"]

First Name

Lillygol

US-China Experience

Where have you lived in the US?

Berkeley, CA/2010-8/2013-1

Listening

Basic

Speaking

Basic

Reading

Basic

Writing

Basic

HSK level

1

Work Experience

Total Years of Work Experience

1

work_exp

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