Simone was born in the seafaring town of Gloucester, Massachusetts and is currently based in New York City.
She possesses significant experience in Non-Profit and education program development. Passionate about world cultures and human rights, Simone is a story-teller dedicated to ethical and collaborative documentary practices.
HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST, New York, NY
Intern, Human Rights Defenders, August 2013-present
FOLK ARTS RAJASTHAN, New York, NY
Assistant to the Director, August 2013-present
RUSTIC PATHWAYS, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos & Burma
Program Leader, Summers 2013, 2012, 2011
THE ARAB AMERICAN FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER, Brooklyn, NY,
Intern, Adult Education and Literacy, January-May 2012
BARD COLLEGE LEARNING COMMONS, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Writing Fellow, September 2010-December 2011
ARTSBRIDGE, INC. Israel; Palestine; Boston, MA
Photography Instructor, Summers 2008 & 2009
KING’S ACADEMY, Madaba, Jordan
Fellowship, August 2008-June 2009