Sherry Sophie Chou [∫ε.ri so.fi ∫u]

Graduate Assistant - SOEST Undergraduate Tutor in Math and Physics
Email: schou@hawaii.edu

Department of Oceanography
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu, Hi 96822

EDUCATION
Aug 2009 - present: University of Hawai'i, Manoa
Physical Oceanography

2004-2005: Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
International Education Policy, Ed. M.

1999-2003: University of California, Berkeley
Physics and Mathematics, B. A.

NON-PROFIT WORK
Dec 2008 - March 2009: Project SEED, Compton, CA.
Math Specialist for non-profit organization working with low-performance schools.

July 2006 - Aug 2007: Peace Corps Los Angeles Recruiting Office, Los Angeles, CA.
Training new hires in public speaking, software proficiency, and Peace Corps programs.

Dec 2004 - Dec 2008: TOTOS International for Human Rights, Cambridge, MA.
Director of educational/social programs for vulnerable children in developing countries.

VOLUNTEER WORK
Sept 2010 - present: Surfrider Spirit Sessions, Honolulu, HI.
Mentor to teenage girls who are in the legal system or otherwise "at risk".

2001 - 2004: Building Futures with Women & Children, San Leandro, CA.
Facilitate educational activities for children in domestic violence shelters.

2002 - 2003: Prison University Project, San Quentin State Prison, CA.
Teaching assistant in math classes for inmates working toward an associates degree.

COMPUTER & LANGUAGE SKILLS
MATLAB, LaTeX, and IDL programming; UNIX/Linux, Windows and Mac OS.
Fluent in English and Chinese; conversational in French and Spanish.

 

Last Updated: 09-Mar-2013

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