Elina Xie from University of Southern California

Elina Xie

Student at University of Southern California

Santa Clara, CA, USA


Last updated November 22, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

Enthusiastic and creative self-starter with a growth mindset.

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I'm a sophomore at USC studying Business Administration. I'm inspired by complex problems, social impact initiatives, and insightful storytelling. In my free time, I enjoy loitering at coffee shops, visiting art museums (and collecting the free brochures), skateboarding, and cooking.

Interesting Factoid

I'm currently learning French on Duolingo!


Languages

Conversational Spanish
Conversational Mandarin

Countries Visited

Map View

China
United Kingdom
Canada

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Sparrows

Intern

Aug 2020 - Present
Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, Product Development

Research Intern

Aug 2018 - Jun 2019
Coordinated focus groups for the development of a mobile lifestyle app for breast cancer survivors and optimized the participant recruiting process through social media channels, expanding the pool of participants. Designed Qualtrics surveys to gather participant preference data to guide focus group discussions and analyzed focus group data to provide framework for the product development process.

Professional Expertise

Data Visualization
Research
Outreach
Social Media Strategy
Product Development
Data Analysis
Content Creation
Graphic Design
Market Research
Social Media Marketing

Professional Interests

Strategy Consulting
Digital Marketing
Business Development

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Women's Health
Social Justice
Sustainability


Volunteer Experience

Interact Club, Rotary International

San Jose, CA

Sep 2018 - May 2019
Planned city-wide fundraisers, raising $8,000+ for the “Se Necesita Un Pueblo” project benefitting Venezuelan youth. Designed marketing materials to recruit new members and advertise service events, resulting in 200+ new members from 2018-2019.

What Inspires Me  

Instagram

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Favorites  

Hobbies

Museum Hopping
Traveling
Cooking
Thrifting
Film Photography
Skateboarding

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

The 1975
Lorde
Bon Iver
Phoebe Bridgers
FKA Twigs
Lykke Li
100 gecs
No Rome
Angèle
BØRNS
Taylor Swift

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Gilmore Girls
Shameless
Atypical
Criminal Minds
Friends
Orange is the New Black
The Office
The Great British Bake Off
New Girl

Brands

Muji
Glossier
Lululemon
Apple
IKEA

Education  

School

B.S. – Bachelor of Science, Business Administration


Clubs and Communities

Bloom Boutique

Donations Ambassador

Source monthly clothing donations for USC’s premier sustainable clothing resale boutique benefiting local non-profit organizations by reaching out to student organizations via email and social media and coordinating high-volume donation pickups. Collaborate with the sales team to curate inventory for semesterly pop-up sales, resulting in $1,000+ raised during Fall 2019.

Academic Interests

Business Strategy
Consulting
Marketing