Computer/Web: Proficient with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher, WordPress,
Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Snapchat, YouTube, Google apps, Pinterest
Editing: Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Suite (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Audition, Dreamweaver) Windows Movie Maker, Audacity
Scientific research programs: MestRec, Spartan, MatLab, and DataStudio
Public Relations software: Meltwater, Vocus, and Cision
Laboratory skills (chemistry): chromatography, filtrations, and Northern and Western blots, SDS-PAGE, spectrophotometry
Science writer, Earth Science Division at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, January 2014- present. See publications.
Media relations, Aurorasaurus with National Science Foundation, October 2014 – present.
Editor-in-Chief, Boston University News Service Science Section, Boston, MA, September 2013- December 2013. See publications.
Science writing intern, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, October 2013- December 2013.
Science/health reporter, Gates Foundation/Boston University Program for Crisis Response and Reporting, Bondo, Kenya, May 2013, www.PamojaTogether.com. See publication.
Contributing writer, The Old Gold and Black newspaper,Wake Forest University, August 2011- May 2012.
Independent researcher in inorganic chemistry/electrochemistry, Wake Forest University Chemistry Department, August 2010- May 2012.
English, Spanish, Hindi (developing)
Vice-President, DC Science Writers Association, March 2015- present
Member, Membership committee, National Association of Science Writers, February 2015- present
Social chair, DC Science Writers Association, May 2014- present
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, Masters of Science in Science Journalism
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration of biochemistry with minors in Journalism and Biology
Kasha is also a stand-up comedienne who performs bits about her family, childhood, and science. Visit her comedy page.