Portfolio Program in Nonprofit Studies Alumni

 

By Graduation Year

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 20102009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | Unlisted


2013

Emily R. Einsohn

Degree: Master of Public Affairs  and Social Work

Employer: Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, UT Austin

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Nicole Goad

Degree: Master of Advertising

Employer: CentraForce

Job Title: Audience Analyst, Architect and Integrations Expert

Location: Austin, TX

 

Thais Macedo

Major: Master of Global Policy Studies 

Employer: Girl Scouts of Central Texas

Job Title: Grant Writer

Location: Austin, TX

 

Amy Madore

Major: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Title: Programs Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

Shay Mooney

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: The United Way for Greater Austin 

Title: Community Information Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sinda Nichols

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Minnesota Campus Compact

Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Minneapolis, MN

 

Laura Turner Wells

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Job Title: Director of Development

Employer: School of Social Work, UT Austin

Location: Austin, TX

 


2012

Sophia Checa
Major: Master of Public Affairs
Employer: Texas Homeless Network 
Job Title: Coordinated Access Specialist 
Location: Austin, TX

 

Bailey Cool

Major: Master of Media Studies 

Employer: The RGK Center

Job Title: Marketing Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Elizabeth Davies 

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Capital Area Food Bank

Job Title: Development Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Stephanie LaMarca

Major: Master of Education

Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, Advise TX College Advising Corps

Title: Program Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Amanda Lewis

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Austin Children’s Services

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 

Brian Pinero
Major: Master of Social Work
Employer: The National Dating Abuse Hotline
Title: Director of loveisrespect
Location: Austin, TX

Loren Riemer

Major: Master of Global Policy Studies 

Employer: Lutheran Social Services of the South

Job Title: Grants Manager

Location: Austin, TX


2011

Nahed Abdel Rahman

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: World Learning 

Title: Manager of Career Development Center at Port Said University 

Location: Egypt

 

Karinna Pérez Cantú

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Foundation Communities

Title: St. Elmo Neighborhood Project Coordinator

 

Mary Beth Bennett (Terrell)

Major: Master of Advertising

Employer: Small World Labs

Job Title: Community Consultant

Location: Austin, TX

 

Lauren Blitzer

Major: MBA

Employer: Dallas Women's Foundation

Job Title: Planning and Evaluation Director

Location: Dallas, TX

 

Vaness Botero-Lowery

Major: Master of Public Affairs 

Location: New Orleans, LA 

 

Joel Goering

Degree: MBA

Employer: EdOps

Job Title: Finance/Accounting Consultant

Location: Washington, DC

 

Sarah Jensen (Bingham)

Major: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: Laying the Foundation

Job Title: Research Analyst

Location: Dallas, TX

 

Hannah Magid

Major: Master of Advertising

Employer: Ologie

Job Title: Account Manager

Location: Columbus, OH

 

Mary Rolle

Major: Master of Public Affairs & Master of Social Work

Employer: Corporation for National and Community Service

Title: State Program Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Alba Sereno

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Furaha House

Title: Director of Programs

Location: Austin, TX

 

Nashielly Victoria

Major: Master of Latin American Studies

Employer: CASA of Travis County

Title: Diversity Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

 


2010

Kelly Ballard (Iverson)

Major: Master of Advertising

Employer: Bazaarvoice Foundation

Job Title: Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Sarah Carswell

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Job Title: Immigration Policy Researcher

Location: Austin, TX

                                                                        

Beth Casey                       

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: AARP

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Washington, DC

 

Sarah Collins           

Major: Master of Educational Psychology

Employer: University of Texas at Austin

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty

Location: Austin, TX

 

Virginia Fraser           

Major: Master of Advertising

Employer: The Creative Center: Arts in Healthcare

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: New York City, New York

 

Desiree Ledet           

Major: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: DiscoverHope Fund

Job Title: Field Program Manager

Location: Cajamarca, Peru

 

Mai Li

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Center of International Business Education and Research

Job Title: Senior Student Associate

Location: Austin, TX

 

Shannon Mann

Major: Master of Social Work 

Employer: Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

Job Title: Director of Community Engagement

Location: Austin, TX

 

Amanda Marlin (Zamora)

Major: Master of Community-based Art Education

Employer: Premier High School of North Austin

Job Title: Campus Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Talleri McRae           

Major: Master of Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities/Theatre and Dance/MFA

Employer: Stage One Children's Theatre

Job Title: Education Associate

Location: Louisville, KY           

 

Christen Miller

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: The University of Texas Medical Branch

Job Title: Research Fellow, Global Health Education Program, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities

Location: Galveston, TX

 

Ellen Morrissey

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Any Baby Can, Inc.

Job Title: Grants, Research, and Evaluation Manager

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Lara O'Toole

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Mental Health America of Texas

Title: Trainin, Outreach, and Support Specialist, Texas Home Visiting Program 

Location: Austin, TX

 

Javier Pereira

Major: PhD in Sociology

Employer: Universidad Católica del Uruguay

Job Title: Director del Programa de Estudios sobre Sociedad Civil

Location: Montevideo, Uruguay

 

David Repp

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Texas Legislative Budget Board

Job Title: Analyst

Location: Austin, Texas

 

2009

Stephanie Artman

Major: MBA

Employer: Public Strategies, Inc.

Job Title: Consultant

Location: Washington, DC

 

Shilpa Bakre     

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau

Title: Senior Communications Manager

Location: Austin, TX

 

Joanne Clark (Crompton)

Major: MPAff and MS in Latin American Studies

Employer: Austin Independent School District

Job Title: Teacher

Location: Austin, TX

 

Anna Finger (Hardy)                       

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: AGE of Central Texas

Job Title: Program Director, Early Memory Loss

Location: Austin, TX

 

Lisa Graham (Wilson)           

Major: Master of Public Affairs

 

Bren Gorman

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Alliance of Community Assistance Ministries

Job Title: Associate Director

Location: Houston, TX

 

Lauren Huffman

Major: Master of Advertising

Employer: College of Communication, University of Texas

Job Title: Assistant Director of Development

Location: Austin, TX

 

Alexandra Sarah Leonardo

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: SEARCH Homeless Services

Job Title: Program Assistant

Location: Houston, TX

 

Angie Liang

Major: Master of Advertising/Communication

Employer: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide

Job Title: Senior Account Executive

Location: New York, New York

 

Noelita Lugo

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Office of the Attorney General

Job Title: Project Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Laura Martin           

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Texas House of Representatives

Job Title: Legislative Director

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Taylor Overstreet

Major: Master of Social Work

Location: Chicago, IL

 

Megan Peters (Sembera)           

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Leslie Weston           

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Austin Area Research Organization

Job Title: Program Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

2008

Jacqueline Armstrong

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Family Abuse Center

Job Title: Rural Advocate

Location: Waco, TX

 

Jennifer Crow (Hyslop)

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: US Government

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Northern Virginia

 

Hannah Gibson-Moore

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: The LIVESTRONG Foundation

Title:  Emotional Support Counselor

Location: Austin, TX

 

MK Holody

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Location: Denver, CO

 

Amy Hyman

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Jewish Federation of Greater Austin

Job Title: Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Location: Austin, TX

 

Gina LaMotte

Major: Master of Latin American Studies

Employer: EcoRise

Job Title: Founder & Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Rebecca McKnight

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: U.S. Department of State

Job Title: Special Agent

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

 

Caroline Newman           

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Sooch Foundation

Job Title: Associate Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Jessica Snyder

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Education Agency

Job Title: Program Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Leah Wardle (Nedderman)

Major: Master of Public Affairs and Latin American Studies

Employer: Alternative Credit Technologies

Job Title: Consulting Associate

Location: Washington, DC

 

Alexander Warren

Major: PhD Educational Leadership

Employer: Project Start Smart / Texas Tutor Professionals

Job Title: Executive Director / Owner

Location: Houston, Texas

 

Leslie Weems (Landwehr)

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Health & Human Services Commission

Job Title: Senior Policy Analyst

Location: Austin, TX

 

Angie Yowell (Pete)

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: University of Texas Elementary School

Job Title: Development Officer

Location: Austin, TX

 

2007

Carolyn Barker-Villena

Major: Master of Public Affairs and Latin American Studies

Employer: Lutheran World Relief

Job Title: Deputy Director for Latin America

Location: Baltimore, MD

 

Taja Beekley

Major: Master of Public Affairs
Employer: City of Austin, Parks & Recreation
Job Title: Culture and Arts Education Manager
Location: Austin, TX

Esther Chung

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Austin History Center

Job Title: Community Archivist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Erica Ekwurzel (Villarreal)

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Advocacy in Motion Consulting

Job Title: Founder & Owner

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Kim Francis

Major: Master of Sociology

Employer: Abt Associates, Inc.

Job Title: Associate/Scientist

Location: Cambridge, MA

 

Renee Leta

Major: MPP

Employer: Redirect Digital and Direct Marketing

Job Title: Account Manager

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

 

Keri Hamilton Mendoza

Major: MBA

Employer: Family Eldercare

Job Title: Manager of Guardianship Estates and Trusts

Location: Austin, TX

 

Aisling O'Suilleabhain
Major: Master of Advertising/Communications
Employer: International Baccalaureate
Job Title: Production Editor
Location: The Hague, The Netherlands

Becky Pastner

Major: Master of Public Affairs 

Employer: St. David's Foundation

Job Title: Program Officer - Health Policy & Grants

Location: Austin, TX

 

Alissa Perine

Degree: Master of Business Administration
Employer: Lovebus Events & Design
Job Title: Founder
Location: Washington, DC

 

Sarah Quigley

Major: Master of Information Studies

Employer: Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University

Job Title: Manuscript Archivist

Location: Atlanta, GA

 

Eve Tulbert
Major: MFA - Theater
Employer: Freedom Games
Job Title: Outreach Director
Location: Chicago, IL

2006

A. Noel Beebe (Nail)  

Major: Master of Communication Studies 

Employer: Convio, Inc.   

Job Title: Senior Strategy Consultant     

Location: Austin, TX

 

Cheryl Cioffari

Major: Master of Community and Regional Planning

Employer: Islamorada, Village of Islands

Job Title: Senior Planner

Location: Islamorada, Village of Islands, FL

 

Rachel Coff

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Travis County           

Job Title: Planner

Location: Austin, TX

 

Erin Eisenberg

Major: Master of Public Affairs and Media Studies

Employer: NYC Department of Homeless Services 

Job Title: Program Analyst 

Location: New York, NY

 

Dana Epstein

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Jewish Federation of Greater Austin

Title: Assistant Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Kelty Garbee

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Educate Texas

Job Title: Associate Program Officer 

Location: Austin, TX

 

Flavia Lana

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: University of Florida

Job Title: Instructor/PhD Candidate

Location: Gainesville, FL

 

Kristen L. McConnell

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Environmental Defense Fund

Job Title: Senior Conservation Manager - Gulf of Mexico

Location: Austin, TX

 

Leslie Wang (Chandler)

Major: MBA - Management

Employer: Houston Endowment

Job Title: Senior Program Officer

Location: Houston, TX

 

Nicole Weiss (Rand)

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Coterie Cuisine

Job Title: Founder, Chef

Location: New York, NY

 

Micah Sagebiel

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Katie Tucker (Thornton)

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

Job Title: Match Support Specialist

Location: Austin, TX

 

Jack Waite

Major: Master of Public Affairs

Employer: University of Texas

Job Title: Assistant Director of Development

Location: Austin, TX

 

Leslie Wang (Chandler)

Major: MBA - Management

Employer: Houston Endowment

Job Title: Senior Program Officer

Location: Houston, Texas

 


2005

Sarah Gamble
Major: Master of Architecture
Employer: GO Collaborative: School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin
Job Title: Partner, Architect
Location: Austin, TX

Sam Greer
Major: PhD Educational Administration
Employer: Austin Community College
Job Title: Director, Accelerated Programmer Training Program
Location: Austin, TX

Sabrina Mikan
Major: Master's in Nursing
Employer: UT Austin/ Hospice Austin
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner
Location: Austin, TX

Betsy Cooney (Payne)

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Seton Family of Hospitals

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Austin, Texas

 

Sam Greer

Major: Master of Education Administration

Employer: Foster Apprentice Training Enterprises (FATE, Inc.)

Job Title: Founder and Executive Director

Location: Austin, TX

 

Crystal Sallans (Burton)

Major: Master of Social Work

Employer: Texas Children's Hospital

Job Title: Clinical Social Worker

Location: Houston, Texas

 

 

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