Kimberly Sta. Maria Dalton


Phone (048) 268-8772 • Cell (080) 5041-9555 • E-mail kimd@hotmail.com

3-15-507 Shibazono Cho • Kawaguchi, Saitama 333-0853

Education

07/2004 CLAIR Japanese Language Course

  • Received a certificate of completion for the Advanced Course 

1999–2002 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

  • BS in Computer Science/Molecular Biology, minor in Japanese
  • Arts and Science Honors Scholar and Honors Scholarship recipient

1994–1998 Joplin High School Joplin, MO

  • Achieved a 4.0 unweighted GPA and 4.31 weighted GPA

Experience

05/04-Present Embassy of Afghanistan in Tokyo, intern/webmaster, Japan

  • Collaborated in the designing and writing of the official embassy website. Responsible for coding, site structure and maintenance utilizing Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.

04/04-Present Saitama AJET, president/webmaster, Japan

  • Responsible for organizing events, creating and maintaining the Saitama AJET website, moderating the Saitama AJET mailing list, and overseeing the publication of the Saitama AJET newsletter.

02/04-Present Hemuloki Scanalations, translator

  • Translated and created English versions of comics not yet licensed in America.

08/02-Present JET Programme, Assistant Language Teacher, Japan

  • Responsible for lesson planning and teaching at 3 jr. high schools and 6 elementary schools within Kawaguchi. Helped to create the first Kawaguchi ALT informational website for incoming teachers. Translated documents and speeches into English for the use of faculty and students.

09/00-12/00 Dept. of Fine Arts, webmaster, Vanderbilt U.

  • Responsible for designing and maintaining an American Art History website.

04/00-05/02 Japanese Cultural Club, president, Vanderbilt U.

  • Created and maintained the club website. Collected a library of Japanese movies, books, and magazines of over 300 items to be used by students and faculty of the East Asian Studies Department. Organized two campus showings. Obtained office space and university funding for the club and club library.

01/00-05/02 Department of Housing, reeve, Vanderbilt U.

  • Responsible for security of dormatories at Vanderbilt University. Watched for suspicious activities and warned residents in cases of emergency.

04/99-05/02 Cell Biology Dept., lab worker, webmaster, Vanderbilt U.

  • Designed and maintained Dr. Miller’s Lab webpage. Was responsible for ordering lab supplies, preparing media, data entry, and a joint research project during my senior year.

1995-1998 Joplin High School, publicist, webmaster, Joplin, MO

  • Created and maintained the JHS Drama Department Web Pages. Designed posters, programs, T-shirts, and contacted local TV and radio stations with press releases and sound bytes.

1996-1998 Freeman Hospital Volunteer (100+ hours) Joplin, MO

Leadership

2004-Present

  • President of Saitama AJET
  • Vice president and webmaster for AJET Women's SIG
  • Webmaster and nat'l council member for AJET Habitat for Humanity SIG

2000-2002

  • Served as president of the Japanese Culture Club
  • Served as rep. and vice president of Cole Residence Hall, Vanderbilt U.

1996-1998

  • Served as vice president of National Honors Society
  • Served as president of Amnesty International
  • Served as secretary for the Joplin Red Cross Youth Chapter
  • Served as dance co-chair of Student Council

Special skills

2000–Present

  • Intermediate/Advanced level of Japanese

1994–Present

  • Experienced in HTML, C, C++, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver
  • Basic understanding of CGI, JavaScript, and php

Achievements

1994-1998

  • Attended the Missouri Scholars Academy in Colombia, Missouri
  • National Merit Commended Student
  • Invited to join the National Scholars Academy
  • Received a I rating at Joplin and District competitions for a violin solo.
  • Awarded 1st place in the Spanish Culture Bowl
  • Awarded second place in Spanish III Reading Comprehension
  • Awarded a I rating for vocal duet at the First Freewill Baptist District Competition for 4 consecutive years.
  • Received a I rating for vocal duet at the First Freewill Baptist State Competition twice.
  • Awarded 1st place for the biology lab practical competition at Pittsburgh State University

Interests

Photography, theatre, writing, volunteering, translation, music, cooking

References

Available upon request