Rebecca Frances Burns (Née Thom)

b. 1983    Windsor, United Kingdom 

 

Work History

2016 - 2018 : Attaché and Special Projects Manager, Atelier Ace, Ace Hotels, Los Angeles, CA

2013 - 2015 : Marketing, Field Instructor, Where There Be Dragons, Jordan, China, Rwanda, and Senegal

2011 - 2013 : Consulting Director of Operations, Hirondelle USA, 501c3, New York, NY

2009 - 2013 : Photographer, Freelance Trend Reporter, WGSN (Worth Global Style Network), New York, NY

2007 - 2009 : Research and Development, Refugee Resettlement, International Rescue Committee, New York, NY

2008 : Student Facilitator, Brooklyn International High School, Brooklyn NY

2003 - 2004 : Camp Manager, Mwagusi Safari Camp, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

2002 - 2003 : Field Educator, Restless Development, 501c3, Iringa, Tanzania

 

Research and Engagement

 

2015: Speaker, WTBD Global Education Fund's Global Speaker Series, New York and California

2010 : Grant, Education and Identity in Refugee Communities, Kigoma, Tanzania

2010 : Panelist, Economist Human Potential Conference, New York, NY

2009 : Grant, Education and Diversity, Accra, Ghana

 

Education

2010 : Honor's BA, Globalization and Education, French Minor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University, NYC

2007 : Fus-Ha Arabic Language Study, Arabic Language Institute, Fez,  Morocco

2005 - 2006 : International Studies and Black Studies, Portland State University

2000 - 2001: Youth Ambassador, Rotary International, Lycee Atlantique, Luçon, France