Lauren Clark

Lauren Clark

Editor and Copy Editing at Freelance

Location
Egypt
Industry
Higher Education

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Lauren Clark's Overview

Current
  • Marketing, Business, and Research at Self-Employed
  • Editor and Copy Editing at Freelance
  • English, Math Teacher/Tutor at Self-Employed
  • Pre-natal, Postpartum, Natal Birth and Lactation Doula at Self Employed
  • AUC Nubian Ethnological Survey, 1950's-1970's at American University in Cairo
  • UOTS Project Coordinator at American University in Cairo
  • Freelance Published Writer at Self Employed
Past
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of History at American University in Cairo
  • Communications Department at Sister Love
Education
Connections

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Lauren Clark's Experience

Marketing, Business, and Research

Self-Employed

March 2013Present (1 year 7 months) Cairo, Egypt

I engaging in marketing and the production of fresh business ideas for various genres of businesses such as cafes, magazines, assisting them in spreading their ideas and engaging in a wide variety of customers, and the sustaining of such businesses. I am currently working on an International level with a client in Australia, Egypt, and soon Canada.l

Editor and Copy Editing

Freelance

July 2011Present (3 years 3 months) Cairo, Egypt

Editing books, and other forms of literature for Dr. Zahi Hawass, student thesis and papers at the American University in Cairo, and articles at Enigma Magazine, during the time of staff writer there.

English, Math Teacher/Tutor

Self-Employed

January 2011Present (3 years 9 months) Cairo, Egypt

Currently teaching and tutoring Egyptian children in English, math, history, writing, reading comprehension/analysis, and other subjects upon requests

Pre-natal, Postpartum, Natal Birth and Lactation Doula

Self Employed

August 2010Present (4 years 2 months) Cairo, Egypt

Assisting and preparing women for their pregnancies. Engaging in holistic methods, and teaching women on various methods relating to breastfeeding and the birth process. Am currently working on my specialization as a Reiki healer, and intend to use that in my work as a doula.

AUC Nubian Ethnological Survey, 1950's-1970's

American University in Cairo

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2010Present (4 years 2 months) Cairo, Egypt

Examining and organizing the ethnological papers and studies for the 1950's-1970's of the AUC Social Research Center's study of the Egyptian Nubian communities prior to the building of the Aswan Dam and afterwards. Such also includes chronological organization, and becoming familiar with key researchers on the project.

UOTS Project Coordinator

American University in Cairo

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

March 2010Present (4 years 7 months)

Orchestrating and managing the documentation and preservation of archival materials and oral history interviews relevant to Egypt's 25th of January Revolution

Freelance Published Writer

Self Employed

November 2009Present (4 years 11 months) International

I am a freelance writer who is currently published in Egypt, the UK, Denmark, Australia, Canada, and the United States. I write on various topics including travel, women's issues, politics, beauty, migration and refugee studies, food, health, literature, philosophy, spirituality/religion, and numerous others!

Graduate Dual M.A. Degree student

American University in Cairo

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

20102013 (3 years) Cairo, Egypt

Am currently a Dual Master's Degree student at the American University in Cairo in Gender and Women's Studies (with a concentration of North African women and the Middle East) and Migration and Refugee Studies.

Full Time Staff Writer

Enigma Magazine

July 2012October 2012 (4 months) Cairo, Egypt

Tasks include writing articles, copyediting, interviewing prominent individuals, which included fashion designers, businessmen, visual artists, former U.S. ambassador Dr. Nabil Fahmy, and creating blogs for Enigma Magazine.

Assistant Researcher for Dr. Ullah Ahsan

American University in Cairo

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

March 2011August 2011 (6 months)

Creating Literature Review examining the impact of divinity and spirituality in migration and the refugee experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of History

American University in Cairo

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2010December 2010 (5 months) Cairo, Egypt

Teaching assistant for the "Religion of the World's" class and "The Marriage Crisis in Egypt." Duties included organizing study workshops, providing office hours, attending class lectures, and providing other services for the best interest of the students.

Communications Department

Sister Love

20092009 (less than a year)

Lauren Clark's Organizations

  • Green Hands

    Projects Committee
    • August 2010 to December 2010

    Green Hands is a student organization at the American University in Cairo, dedicated to protecting and caring for the environment. It engages in activities that promotes recycling, the planting of trees, and educating children outside campus on the importance of caring for the environment. It also participates in international Go Green projects and campaigns.

  • HEYA: Women's Empowerment

    English Program Development Director
    • August 2012 to December 2012

    The organization is dedicated towards creating empowerment initiatives for women. Issues that are often tackled include sexual harassment, education, employment for women, and other sectors within the arena of women's rights.

  • STAR (Students Taking Action for Refugees)

    Volunteer English and Handicrafts Teacher, Treasurer
    • August 2010 to December 2011

    Tasks including teaching various refugee adults certain skills in the English language based on their level. Saturday pertained to the day of the Handicrafts, where I mainly introduced photography and assisted with knitting for women from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Iraq. Duties as a treasurer included monitoring the budget with OSD (Office of Student Development), ensuring the re-imbursement for STAR supplies and staff, and other tasks associated with the role of treasurer.

  • Reach Out Development

    Volunteer English Teacher
    • August 2010 to May 2011

    Volunteer English teacher who specialized in the Advanced level for Egyptian adults trying to improve their skills in the English language. Curriculum included grammar, increase in vocabulary, writing, reading, and even practicing the use of the English language through discourse on current political issues in Egypt.

Lauren Clark's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Swahili

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • French

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • German

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • Arabic

    (Elementary proficiency)

Lauren Clark's Skills & Expertise

  1. Creative Writing
  2. Copy Editing
  3. Text Editing
  4. Violin
  5. Voice Performance
  6. Organization & prioritization skills
  7. Organizational Structure
  8. Swahili (Good)
  9. Spanish (Good)
  10. German (some)
  11. French (some)
  12. Arabic (minimal)
  13. Analysis
  14. Creative Writer
  15. Creative Non-fiction
  16. Teaching
  17. Teaching Writing
  18. Interdisciplinary Teaching
  19. Teaching Math
  20. Teaching Adults
  21. Teaching English as a Second Language
  22. Qualitative Research
  23. Qualitative Data
  24. Program Evaluation
  25. Higher Education
  26. Research
  27. Statistics
  28. Economics
  29. Marketing
  30. Online Marketing

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Lauren Clark's Education

The American University in Cairo

Dual M.A. Degree Program, Gender and Women's Studies, Migration and Refugee Studies

20102013

Grade: Graduate Student

Activities and Societies: HEYA Women's Empowerment Initiative-English Language Program, AUC Times writer, The Independent (Features Reporter), Green Hands, AUC PVA, University Fellow, STAR (Students Taking Action for Refugees)-Volunteer English Teacher, Treasurer, Reach Out Development (Dokki, Cairo)-Volunteer English Teacher

Spelman College

Bachelor's degree, Comparative Women's Studies

20032009

Grade: Graduated

Activities and Societies: Toni Cade Bambara Scholars-Activist Collective, Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women, Spelman College Glee Club, AUC Orchestra, 2nd runner-up of Kappa Kappa Psi 2003 Homecoming Court, 1st runner-up of Phi Mu Alpha 2005 Homecoming Court, FMLA (Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance), WUFF (Women United in Faith and Feminism), NAACP, SIster's Chapel WISDOM Program, National Association of Collegiate Scholars, Iota Iota Iota Honor's Fraternity,

Northgate High School

Lauren Clark's Additional Information

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Interests:

reading, literature, travel, music of different cultures, music composition, astronomy, photography, other areas of the visual arts, violin, piano, harp, ancient Egyptian history, philosophy, healthy living, gardening, herbal medicine, birth doula, spirituality/religion, learning different languages and cultures, dance, architecture, culinary artistry, environmental science, mathematics, history, world politics, cultural aesthetics

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

Who's Who In America's High Schools-2001, 2002
Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity
Iota Iota Iota
National Association of Collegiate Scholars
University Fellow

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