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Nicolina Gallo



member since Mar 19 2023


My skills

Graphic Designer & ESL Teaching Aide in 2nd yr of Johns Hopkins MA program. Speak English, Arabic, & French. MA Thesis focuses on Early Childhood Museum Education "Where UNESCO meets UNICEF" Currently volunteer at children's museum. Looking for opportunities with refugee kids teaching English, leading cultural heritage programs, tutoring, or general care. Volunteered previously in Palestine/Israel & the UK. Prefer to focus on MENA region but also open to Greenland & Scandinavia.

Languages Spoken

English (Mother Tongue) Arabic (Medium) French (Medium)

Full CV / Resume


UX/UI, Experienced Graphic Designer and Digital Curator, Writer, and ESL Teacher, Creative Thinker, Dynamic, Multitasker, experienced in Administration Communication, Organization, Project Management, Team Leader, Fast Learner, Team Player, and Public Speaker,


Hard Skills:

IT: UI/UX, HTML/CSS, Data visualization, Google Analytics, CollectionSpace,

Creative: Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), Free Hand, Corel Draw, Sketching/Typography, Image Manipulation & Photo Editing, Color theory/Visual Design, Illustration,

Writing: Copyediting/Copywriting, SEO/SEM, Academic writing/Proposal Writing, Editing/Journalism, Creative writing/Content Development

Research: Academic Research, UX Research, Content Creation, Publishing Experience,

Administration: Data presentation/Database Management (MS Office, Google Doc, Grammarly, Altibase, Impovado, DropBox), Project Managemen, Google Drive, Quickbooks, Social media marketing and paid social media advertising,

Languages: English, Modern Standard Arabic (الفصحى فقط) French, ESL Teaching Assistant

Soft Skills:

• Writing

• Editing, Proofreading, Grammar, and Review Proficiency

• Leadership

• Communication

• Multi-Tasking/Time Management

• Written Communication

• Research

• Resource management

• Creativity

• Visual communication

• Office management/Organization

• Dependability/Work Ethic/Teamwork


Cultural Awareness: 6 years experience residing in 13 individual countries on 4 continents, while volunteering in several international NGOs and other overseas organizations in 6 respective countries, former Translator, conducted over 300 hours of overseas-based research

Prior Job Training: Researcher, Graphic Designer, Freelance Writer, Translator, Administrative Assistant, Research Assistant, Junior College Teaching Assistant, Grocery Store Assistant Manager, Bookstore Assistant


Johns Hopkins University 

Masters, Advanced Academic Programs

Expected Graduation Date: Spring/Summer 2024

Major in Museum Studies and Digital Curation


University of California Berkeley 

Bachelors, College of Letters & Science

Graduated: May 2022

Major in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures with concentration in Levantine Art History & Archaeology

Minor in  Arabic

Department GPA:  Cumulative GPA: 

California State University Long Beach

Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Area of study in Anthropology, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Department GPA:  Cumulative GPA: 

City College of San Francisco

Associate of Arts, Magna Cum Laude

Concentrations: Anthropology and Archaeology / International and Area Studies

Department GPA:  Cumulative GPA: 


Habitot Children’s Museum – Berkeley, CA, Volunteer Play Worker 01/2023 – present

Berkeley Student Cooperative - Berkeley, CA, In House Graphic Designer 2021 – Present

University of California, Berkeley – Berkeley, CA, Researcher 6/2021 - 5/2022

AbilityFirst – (Remote), Disability Employment Consultant 6/2020 to 11/2020

– San Francisco, CA, Freelance Writer, 2010-2015

Other Notable Prior Positions:

• ESL Teaching Assistant, City College of San Francisco

• Clinical Laboratory Assistant, John Muir Hospital

• Assistant Manager, Whole Foods Berkeley Bakery


•         Nasser Meerkhan, PhD, University of California, Berkeley,

Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

Information: (510) 642-3757

•         Professor Jon West-Bay, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC

Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies Graduate Program,

Information: (202) 452-1940

•         Dr. Hatem Bazian, University of California, Berkeley

Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Department of Arabic Language & Literature,

Information: (510) 643-0796

•         Sienna Hopkins, PhD, California State University Long Beach

Department of Romance Languages & Literature: Italian Studies,

Information: (562) 985-4317

About Me

Writing (Creative Writing, Editing, Journaling)



Glass Arts



Digital Arts

Percussion & Piano





Art History

San Francisco Architecture History




Where I am available for work and when

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