Lisa Hamant

Recent Ohio State Graduate as of May 2019 with a dual degree in Spanish and Strategic Communication
  • Columbus, OH
  • July 21, 2019
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E-mail
hamant.5@osu.edu
Phone Number
513-374-4664

Education

Spanish and Strategic Communication @ The Ohio State University
Aug 2015 — May 2019
I centered my college career around pursuing opportunities related both to the pre-law track, and also to my Strategic Communication specialization.

Experience

Undergraduate Research Assistant @ The Ohio State University School of Communication
Jan 2019 — Apr 2019
Assisted a doctoral candidate with his study through recruiting and interviewing participants to aid in data collection and research for the study Children's Understanding of Astronomy. Interviewed kids ages 4 through 7 to assess the ways different age ranges consume and learn from media. Administered questionnaire to parents. 51 total hours of research.
Community Outreach and Engagement Extern @ Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Jan 2019 — May 2019
Founded Just for Kicks: Soccer with the Sheriff program. Created media pitch and presented program idea to 20 Advisory Council members. Created flyer using the website Canva. Asked for vendor donations from local restaurants to cover up to 100 participants, volunteers, and spectators. Introduced concept to the principal at Columbus Spanish Immersion Academy and asked to collaborate. Attended various programs related to legal policy, including C.R.A.S.E. and Operation Street Smart. Shadowed professionals from Ohio Public Health, Ohio Latino Affairs Commission, Stonewall Columbus, and Columbus City Council.
Marketing & PR Intern @ Equitas Health
Jan 2019 — May 2019
Worked 150 hours as the Marketing and PR Intern for Equitas Health. Created press releases and media alerts for five rounds of events, including the Dayton Red Gala and AIDS Walk Ohio. Pitched news story ideas to media outlets via phone and email. Wrote one article based on interview with Nurse Practitioner Ashley Laughlin. Assisted with website upkeep and kept track of articles related to Equitas Health and LGBTQ+ awareness.
Clerk @ The Legal Aid Society of Columbus
Aug 2018 — Dec 2019
Volunteered for Legal Aid at the Franklin County Municipal Courts. Acted as first point of contact for Columbus residents seeking legal counsel from pro bono lawyers. Spoke with residents to assess circumstances, background, and basic financial standing. Acted as a liaison between pro bono lawyers, residents, and judges to ask for extensions to cases requiring more time. Spent over 20 hours observing court hearings.
Page @ The Ohio Senate
May 2017 — May 2019
31st District: As the page for Senator Hottinger's office, I contributed to senatorial speeches and overall preparation for Senate Sessions and Insurance Committee. Facilitated internal and external communication between constituents and Senator Hottinger via phone and email. Researched and kept organized record of resolutions, commendations, and citations awarded to constituents.

1st District: I acted as the page for Senator Hite during the budget season. During this time, I researched upcoming amendments for the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and Energy Committee. I also read and created summaries of proponent and opponent testimonies for each of these Committees. Discussed Senator Hite's proposed wind turbine legislation with constituents via phone to alleviate concern or explain the bill.
Technical Writer @ Intelligrated Information International, LLC
May 2016 — Sep 2017
Researched and created descriptions for over 100 nutritional supplements for contribution to the development of the SUPPlemental.

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