Full Name

Susannah Horton

Last name


Current City

Washington, DC


["Susannah","Horton","u82cfu84c9","Teaching Fellow at Teach For China","Washington, DC","Education","United States","International development professional with strong qualitative and quantitative research skills and experience in fieldwork abroad, education, non-profits and fast-paced professional environments. Highly motivated team player recognized for outstanding organizational, critical thinking and leadership skills. An educational background in International Relations, Economics and Chinese combines exceptional writing and communication skills with a strong analytical mind. Eighteen years of accomplished classical violin, four years of intensive Mandarin Chinese and a record of academic excellence demonstrate consistent determination and a strong work ethic. Solution oriented and adaptable leader with the ability to propel goals into action in a dynamic work environment."]


["Teach for China","Vassar College Summer Program in China"]


["The Foundation Center","Vassar College","Global Langauge Network (GWU)","Fergusson College","Qingdao University"]


["Dali, Yunnan","Qingdao, Shandong","Washington, DC"]


["Helen Keller International","Executive Office Intern","Provided support to the executive office and senior management team by managing the fundraising and board of directors database, taking minutes and providing travel support","The Akanksha Foundation","Teacher","Volunteered at a non-profit run school for underprivileged slum children – planned lessons, corrected worksheets and tests, organized creative learning activities","Council of Women World Leaders at the Aspen Institute","Intern","Conducted research, wrote reports and planned events on the gender dynamics of issues such as entrepreneurship, youth empowerment, workplace discrimination and global public health as well as database management, partner organization collaboration and fundraising tasks","Healing the Children Northeast","Development Associate","Organized medical teamsu2019 travel arrangements, itemized medical supply lists, researched donor and grant information, rebuilt Access database, researched grant and fundraising sources","Teach For China","2012-2014 Teaching Fellow","u2022 Instructed, motivated and tracked 200 first time English learning 3rd and 4th grade rural Chinese students towards ambitious growth goals, raising class average test scores by over 20% in one year; working to bridge the rural-urban education dividennu2022 Curricular Enhancement:n – Initiated postcard exchange project between students in America and students in rural Chinan – Executed class projects and lesson plans utilizing Power Point to reinforce technological n learning and critical thinking n – Created Excel spreadsheets to track 200 studentsu2019 academic achievement and survey records, n uploading data to SalesForce nnu2022 School Culture and Community Engagement:n – Negotiated with Principal to start a weekly English Club with 40 students for intense and creative n English studyn – Interfaced daily with local officials and educators, working on a 2-fellow cross-cultural team n – Targeted high need and high achieving students for home visits to better understand studentsu2019 n behavior and scholarship nnu2022 Fundraising and Development:n – Wrote a successful grant proposal, receiving a 650u00a5 grant from BEAM Alliance to initiate an n MP3 Library programn – Hosted foreign donors and participated in TFC Sponsor a Teacher program; connecting key n donors to the classroomnnu2022 Organizational Leadership Roles:n – Recruited as Third Grade Level Chair to create a communication and resource network for fellow n teachersn – Hired as Summer Institute Program Manager to manage, train, mentor and lead a group of n incoming fellowsn – Collaborated with TFC Recruiting Team to mentor and interview potential and admitted n American fellows","Education","Child Trends","Research Assistant","","Education"]

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