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Leila Kaissi

Missouri City, TX, USA


Bachelor of Science: Environmental Studies, Expected in 05/2021
Texas A&M University - College Station, TX
MINOR: Sustainable Architecture and Planning (SARP)
STEM GPA: 3.74
Cumulative GPA: 3.70


GIS Intern, 01/2021 to Current
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service - TCWP Houston, TX
- Attend, host, and prepare for community resiliency workshops with Texas community leaders (mayors, city planners, etc.) using CHARM software
- Work with GIS team to perform extensive GIS-based and spreadsheet-based analyses for the development of the CHARM mapping platform( an innovative scenario mapping
- Conducting additional research on planning literature and methods that are used for analyses and their interpretation
- Setting up computers for our workshops
- Supporting project needs on an ad hoc basis
GIS Analyst Intern, 04/2020 to 08/2020
SetLD Information Solutions Pearland, TX
- Evaluate and describe energy assets using all available information (reserves, production, financials, etc.)
- Highlight and summarize activities such as new contracts, project development plans, construction projects, etc.
- Understand and notate details of global energy M&A / A&D activities
- Identify data gaps and take appropriate initiative to gather new intelligence
- Assist with QC development for detecting common errors to improve data quality
- Collaborate with GIS Analysts to assist in digitizing new assets and areas
- Provide feedback for progress tracking, improvements, new classification categories and highlight new metrics for energy business performance evaluation
Shop Owner, 03/2020 to 03/2021
Etsy Inc. Houston, TX
- Closed over 280 sales within 8 months
- Managed marketing and advertising of shop, bringing in 58% of yearly website visitors via social media platforms
- Collaborate with clients to design logos, graphics, apparel, stickers, and custom prints
- Develop and maintain online retail venue
- Create and maintain online store front
- Maintain communication with potential buyers to work on custom items and answer questions


GEOS 405 - Environmental Geoscience, GEOS 210 - Climate Change, GEOS 444 - Science and Policy of Climate Change
GEOG 203 - Planet Earth (with Lab), GEOG 306 - Intro Urban Geography, GEOG 330 - Resources and Environment
GEOG 380 - Workshop in Environmental Studies, GEOG 390 - Principles of GIS, GEOG 304- Economic Geography, GEOG 312- Data Analysis
URPN 202 - Building Better Cities, URPN 361 - Urban Issues, ARCH 213 - Sustainable Architecture, URPN 460 - Sustainable Communities
AGEC 350 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, PHIL 314 - Environmental Ethics


Sigma Gamma Epsilon Geoscience Honor Society (2019-21)
* President (2021)
* Secretary (2020)
Delta Zeta Sorority (2018-21)
* PR Ways and Means Chair (2018-19)
* Sisterhood Chair (2020-21)
Environmental Issues Committee (2018- 20)
* Media Director (2018-19)
* Recruitment Chair (2018-19)

Leila Kaissi

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