Rosalyn Reed (SF2009)

Placement: Public Library, Budget and Finance

What I Worked On:  My primary project was conducting analyses of divisional budget management tools in order to understand what tools are used, to identify strengths and weaknesses in the tools, and to determine if a standardized tool is appropriate.

Hometown: Oakland, CA

School: Spelman, College

Field of Study: History, (With a concentration in African and African American History)

Selected Honors: Alpha Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society; UNCF/Farmer Insurance Young Emerging Scholar; Named “One of the 10 Most Influential African Americans in the Bay Area” for the Youth Category

Selected Activities and Community Involvement: Executive Director of Uniting Youth Leaders Mentoring Organization; Abundant Life Ministries, Where Lives are Changing.

Why San Francisco is important to me: As one of the most culturally rich cities in the country, San Francisco helps me keep a broad perspective of government and community when thinking of life solutions that affect a diverse group of people.

Something unique about me: My ability to draw positive energy from challenging experiences; thus transforming those many lessons learned into knowledge and wisdom, which is used to improve the lives of others.

What I’m doing now: I’m a Community Liaison at Lincoln Child Center and an Academic Mentor through Safe Passages.

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