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Data-Driven Communications Director + Action-Oriented HR Business Partner | STEM Organizational Development & Higher Ed

About Me

Hi, I'm Jacky!

*15+ years as Driven point of contact influence in Leadership

*7+ years in proactive HR end-to-end coordination among business leaders to build relationships

*Passionate Scientist: Applied Research & Data Analysis in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Statistics (STEM)

*Efficient and effective writer, flexible tone.

*Professionally Trilingual (English, French, Khmer)

*Location is a variable. Love to travel. Go-getter. Self-motivated. Friendly. Charismatic.

*Confidence and gravitas to handle very senior people and get to the root cause of any problem.

*Exceptionally patient, Excellent mentor for Learning and Development.

*Love public speaking & delivering presentations, training, orientation.

Industries I Write About

Science & Medicine

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My Writing Samples

Studying the Effects of Hormonal Withdrawal on Prostate Cancer Progression

Academic-level drafting & writing: Drafted a working graduate Thesis (Quantitative Research Project) 18,150% more efficiently than the average graduate student (submitted in 2 days, properly formatted, compared to the standard 12 months).

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What is Hep B?

Created a website for medical student organization in Philadelphia. Topics covered outreach, events, foreign language, information, etc.


Infograph: Advantages of Being Left-Handed/Ambidextrous

Created an infograph to celebrate lefties and ambidextrous people.


Tech Gadget: Bluetooth Speaker Lights

Review and description of functional bluetooth speaker LED lightbulbs.


Learn French: Cheat sheet

Created a cheat sheet and video for beginner French phrases and pronunciation.


10 Ways Growing Up 1st Generation Helps You Understand People Better

Celebrating common attributes found in people who identify as first generation (parents immigrated).


Lab Research Life Schedule

Documenting project updates in ways to share with others, sometimes involving tutorials and step-by-step methods.


Try Napping to Boost Memory: Why Naps Work

Originally posted on snobbyhippy.com, tips for academics and professionals to use napping for memory consolidation.



President, Communications Director, HR Talent Management Coordinator, Editor

● Drive strategic change​ ​and organizational effectiveness: Influence 97% program retention rate, compared with 70% before (Internal Communications Manager, Public Affairs Recruiter, Workforce Planning). ● Led program to record-breaking​ department averages (84.5-92%, vs. 72-80% before) on Analytical medical school-styled exams for Problem Solving Skills by coaching senior business leaders with thought leadership for e-learning initiatives, recruiting, outreach, Learning and Development. ● Managed 2,500 employee records with 100% accuracy​ ​(end-to-end project management, people operations coordinator, cross-functional team leadership).

Company: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

I worked there from 9/2014 until 8/2016

Product Marketing Manager & Strategy Business Partner to Chairman during Client Management M&A

● Integrate employee data​, people operations, performance management on API platforms & technical services for $2M nursing staffing business ● Improved Digital Marketing Strategy growth​ for Communication Channels: +400% mentions, +3104.3% unique weekly reach in product marketing to build relationships with external audiences pre Acquisition

Company: BrightStar Care of Orange County

I worked there from 1/2013 until 4/2013

​Events Coordinator & Marketing Assistant, Employee Relations Strategic Partner, Business Planning Mentor

● Proactively review and analyze​ ​succession planning & organizational change: Increase staff efficiency by 1100%, reduce turnover from 10 to 1 leaders leaving, & improve employee relations via proactive mediation in 100% office conflicts (11-12), recruit partnerships, talent, leadership development. ● Oversaw Leadership Recruiting, Hiring & Orientation programs​: 100 new employees, managed 80% of workforce, talent management, talent acquisition. ● Partner with clients and HR colleagues​, Director, staffing, engineering and technology: End-to-end Project Management 38 events/year (max: 40,000 ppl) ● Influence organizational change​: Coaching & Creating direct point of contact Product Management for 600 organizations, increasing performance management 2300%, Diversity And Inclusion efforts by 740%, finance budget ROI 185+% (collaboration budget management 1⁄5 of $1.5M).

Company: Associated Students of UCI

I worked there from 9/2005 until 6/2010

Biomedical Ethics Academic Coordinator/Teaching Assistant

Writing and Editing ​6 original weekly lesson plans for 50 passionate students, Content Creation Strategy: 2 Public Presentations per week.

Company: UCI

I worked there from 6/2007 until 6/2009

CXO Administrative Business Partner, First Intern, Recruiter (HR Specialist-Sourcing Supply Chain)

● Project management​ during company’s high-growth transition into $9.5M Editorial fashion label: Develop HR systems and Design organizational planning, increase office efficiency by 60%, Human Resources recruiting & staffing 200%.

Company: BB Dakota

I worked there from 6/2007 until 12/2009

Content I Write