Anya Brynn Freiman

College Address:
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1397
webpage :

Permanent Address:
263 Hopkins Rd.
Washington, ME 04574

Education :

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, May 2000. Economics major, concentration in Public Policy and Women"s Studies. Taken courses in introductory Biology, Calculus and Statistics, Chemistry among other social sceince and humanities courses.

Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro, ME. June 1996. Valedictorian, President National Honor Society, Honor Graduate.

Work Experience and Community Service:

Intern at the Maine Center for Ecnonomic Policy, summer 1998, 283 Water St. Augusta, ME.

Intern at the Women Against Abuse Legal Center, September 1997-present, 1100 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA.

Expert lab assistant, fall 1996 to present, media room of biology building at Swarthmore College.

Maine Research Internships for Teachers and Students intern, (M.E.R.I.T.S. program through the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance), June 1995-August 1995, Maine Department of Marine Resources, McKown Point Rd., Boothbay Harbor, ME. 04538.

Conducted research and development work of Northern Pink Shrimp at Maine Department of Marine Resources, McKown Point Rd., Boothbay Harbor, ME. 04538, for Daniel Shick, June 1997-August 1997.

Waitress, summers of 1996, 1997, and 1998 King Eiderıs Pub of 3 Elm St. Damariscotta, ME. 04543.

Outdoor maintenance, seasonally 1992-present, self-employed.

Political volunteer, 1992-present, Knox County Democrats and Maine Wonıt Discriminate Campaign, 1995.

Pee-Wee basketball coach, July 1993 and 1994, Medomak Valley High School, P.O. Box 309 320 Manktown Rd., Waldoboro, Me. 04572.

Volunteer, 1992-1993, Gibbs Memorial Library, Washington, Me. 04574.

Leadership Experience :

Facilitator, Acquaintance Sexual Assault Prevention, Swarthmore College.

Participated in three-day intensive training session about sexual assault prevention and campus safety.

Co-facilitatedthe workshops with groups of first-years. Led discussions about effective communication and strategies for prevention. Encouraged group participation and mediated disagreements. (Aug 1997).

Workshop co-leader, "Reshaping Feminism for the Future", Swarthmore College, Beyond the Box: Building and Maintaining Diversity in Small Liberal Arts Colleges in the 21st Century, a workshop geared towards students and faculty. (Feb 1998).

Facilitator, Diversity Workshops for Frosh, Swarthmore College (fall 1997)

Skills and Interests:

Second Language : Spanish

Computer Skills: Familiar with Spreadsheets (Quattro Pro and Excell), wordprocessing,
and web publishing.

Field Skills: Shrimp and lobster sampling and chemical water testing.

Laboratory Skills: Spectrophotometry, Gel Electrophroesis, Thin Layer Chromatography.

Organic gardening: I've worked in my family's garden home in Midcoast Maine since childhood.

Radio experinece: Co-host a blues, soul, and funk radio show for 91.5FM WSRN of
Swarthmore College since fall of 1996.

Athletics : Varsity Track and Field at Swarthmore College, fall 1996 to present. Avid hiker, camper, runner, biker, and cross-country skier.

Achievements :

-Board Member, Womenıs Resource Center of Swarthmore College, fall 1997-present.

-Co-chair, Feminist Majority of Swarthmore College, fall 1997-present.

-1st place winner at Maine State Science Fair, June 1994.

-Maine Scholar Achievement Award (University of Maine at Orono), June 1996.

-Hugh OıBrien Youth Leadership Award, January 1994.

-Clarinet player, Swarthmore College Wind Ensemble (1996-present),

Maine All-State Festivals (1994-1996), District III Honors Festivals (1993- 1996), Brunswick Regional Youth Orchestra (1995-1996 season), Bay Chamber Next Generation Program (August 1993 and 1994).

-Lionsı Club Top Female Student Award, June 1993-1995.

-President, National Honor Society at M.V.H.S., and member of M.V.H.S. Society of Academic Excellence, accepted in 1994.

-M.S.A.D. #40 Top Academic Student Award, June 1993-1995.

-Robert C. Byrd, Maine Honors Scholarship recipient

-Editor, Medomak Valley High School yearbook, May 1995.

References :

Christopher St. John, Director
Maine Center for Economic Policy
283 Water St.
P.O. Box 2422
Augusta, ME 04338-2422
FAX 207-622-3731

Gwen Rivnak
Martin Biology Building
Swarthmore College
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA. 19081-1397

Larry and Sherry Schneider
King Eiderıs Pub
3 Elm St.
Damariscotta, ME. 04543

Glen Tremblay, M.E.R.I.T.S. Coordinator
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
P.O. Box 291
Wiscasset, ME. 04578
Phone/FAX (207) 882-9565

Dr. Linda Mercer
Department of Marine Resources
McKown Point Rd.
Boothbay Harbor, ME. 04538
(207) 633-9500

John Parkman, Head of Guidance Department
Medomak Valley High School
P.O. Box 309 320 Manktown Rd.
Waldoboro, ME. 04572
(207) 832-5389

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