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KRISTEN G. SHIPLEY • • 717-654-7620
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  1. 1. KRISTEN G. SHIPLEY • • 717-654-7620 EDUCATION North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NC A&T), Honors Program Greensboro, NC B.S. Journalism & Mass Communications (Public Relations) GPA: 3.96 Expected Graduation: May 2018 Honors & Awards: Lewis & Elizabeth Dowdy Presidential Scholar, Dean’s List, Ron Brown Scholar Program Captain, Alpha Lambda Delta Jo Anne J. Trow Scholar, Dr. Dorothy J. Harris Exemplary Leadership Award PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE LinkedIn, Campus Editor Mountain View, CA Oct. 2016-Present • Write and create content on LinkedIn’s publishing platform with access to reach 450+ million users • Pitch post ideas and edit the content of my peers to produce 10 posts per month for LinkedIn #StudentVoices • Identify great writers on campus and curate the best content to activate students to publish and engage on LinkedIn Razu, Marketing Lead New York, NY Oct. 2016-Present • Develop online and business-to-consumer marketing strategy for start-up online music collaboration platform • Create marketing materials such as emails, flyers, social media ads, and platform messaging Facebook (Instagram), Product Marketing Intern Menlo Park, CA June 2016-Aug. 2016 • Researched and analyzed nine globally competitive apps for Product Managers to determine future product launches • Wrote description, reactive, and rollout plan for 10 product launches to assist Communications team in describing products to Instagram community • Created detailed one-pagers for three of Instagram’s apps for Partnerships team to present to top accounts • Edited over 10 submissions and wrote two blogs for Facebook University for Business Careers blog White House Initiative-Historically Black Colleges & Universities, All-Star Washington, D.C. Sept. 2015-May 2016 • Served as a liaison for NC A&T by meeting with government officials and conferencing with 80+ All-Stars monthly • Organized and moderated a town hall with six local police and over 60 students to strengthen community relations • Informed students of White House initiatives, scholarships and internships through emails and campus programs US House of Representatives-Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Intern Washington, D.C. Summer 2015 • Researched and debated two bills and presented a speech in a Mock Congress for US representatives and staff • Wrote a bill, policy briefs, press releases and press clips to inform employees and visitors about laws and policies • Drafted social media posts, created graphics and curated press lists, resulting in increased social media engagement CAMPUS & COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP NCAT National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), President Greensboro, NC Sept. 2014-Present • Serve as liaison between campus chapter and national chapter via conference calls, seminars and reports • Coordinate and lead meetings and activities for 50+ NABJ members with industry professionals Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Ambassador Greensboro, NC Sept. 2014 – May 2016 • Presented tailored information to prospective students and parents about academics and campus life at NC A&T • Led five campus tours and presentations weekly for 10-20 students and families to increase college enrollment NCAT National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Public Relations Intern Greensboro, NC Jan. 2015 – May 2015 • Photographed members and wrote articles featured in campus newspaper about NSBE events and 50+ members • 2015 Member of the Year Award Recipient Alma Adams for Congress, Campaign Assistant Greensboro, NC Oct. 2014-April 2015 • Interviewed and wrote two articles about the Congresswoman featured in school newspaper • Distributed literature and contacted hundreds of constituents in the community about the Congresswoman’s platform CAREER DEVELOPMENT MLT – Management Leadership for Tomorrow, Program Fellow Washington, DC June 2016 – Present Thurgood Marshall College Fund Leadership Institute Washington, D.C. Nov. 2016 Stanford Graduate School of Business Future Leaders Program Stanford, CA Aug. 2016 Google BOLD Immersion Mountain View, CA Aug. 2016 Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp Jersey City, NJ May 2015 ADDITIONALAFFILIATIONS Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Alpha Mu Chapter), Historian Greensboro, NC April 2016-Present Greensboro Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, Mentor Greensboro, NC Sept. 2015-Present The A&T Register, Campus Newspaper, Editorial Contributor Greensboro, NC Sept. 2015-Present