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Lenore De Asis
 Email:lenore_is@yahoo.com
Home Page:http://lenoreandezekiel.tripod.com/
SUMMARY
A multilingual and resourceful team player with extensive multicultural experience and a strong computing background seeks a Project Manager position with a dynamic localization firm.
 
EDUCATION
1991-1996 University of California, Irvine
  Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Literature and Culture
Major GPA: 3.9
Honors: Campuswide Honors Program, Dean's List, Education Abroad Opportunity Grant, Pacific Rim Scholarship, Sigma Delta Pi (Romance Languages Honor Society), Alumni Scholarship, Excellence in Biological Sciences Award, Leadership & Conflict Resolutions Certificate.
1993 Universidad de San Nicolas Hidalgo(Mexico): Mexican Literature & Culture
1993-1994 Universitat de Barcelona(Spain): Spanish and Catalan Literature and Language
1997 Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies(Japan): Japanese Intensive Study Program
 
WORK EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Aomori Association of Japan Exchange and Teaching 1998-1999
Magazine Editor
Aomori, Japan
  • Formulated monthly magazine themes for target audience of 80 multi-cultural expatriates.
  • Graphic design utilizing Adobe Photo & Print Shop, MS Office, and Microsoft Publisher.
  • Cut production and distribution costs from ¥440,000 (US$4000.00) to ¥80,000 (US$700.00). 
  • Increased subscriptions from 50% to 95%. Consistently met the "impossible deadline."
Japanese Ministry of Education and Foreign Affairs’ JET Program 1996-1999
Assistant Language Teacher
Aomori, Japan
  • Internationalized the English curriculum. Initiated projects with multinational guest speakers. 
  • Translated Japanese to Spanish and between English and Japanese for the Governor’s Office and Aomori Prefectural Board of Education. Gave seminars on developing international curricula. 
  • Coordinated with over 40 Japanese teachers at 5 schools to raise test scores from 50% to 75%.
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated student teachers. 
  • Web Development. Taught co-workers and students to use Windows 98 and the internet. 
Center for International Education, UC Irvine 1994-1996
International Peer Advisor
Irvine, CA

USA

  • Developed and conducted pre-departure orientations, Mexico & Spain information sessions, and international opportunities seminars to specialized target audiences of 250+ people. 
  • Guest lecturer: UOEAP (Universitywide Office of the Education Abroad Program) Developing Countries Regional Orientation in Los Angeles.
  • Counseled students and parents on the issues involved in international travel. 
  • Interviewed and selected candidates for University of California's Education Abroad Program. 
Campuswide Honors Program, UC Irvine  1995-1996
Peer Academic Advisor
Irvine, CA

USA

  • Trained in conflict resolution for diverse groups. Mediated between professors & students.
  • Oversaw all projects and staff. Liaison between staff and project teams and outside organizations. 
  • Interviewed, selected and trained the pursuant advising staff. 
 
COMPUTER SKILLS

C++, HTML, JavaScript, Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Office, Windows (Japanese, Spanish & English), UNIX and Mac systems.

LANGUAGES

English, Japanese, Spanish and Catalan.

 
ACHIEVEMENTS
  • National Japanese Language Proficiency Test: passed third level exam with 92%.
1997
  • Published a collection of creative writings in Spanish, Catalan, and English.
1996
  • Acted as medical translator for the Flying Samaritans organization.
1991-1996
  • Published undergraduate thesis in Developmental Neurobiology.
1993

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