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Web Design

Filipino Advocacy



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Hi, my name is Mark Macapagal. I am a Cornell University graduate who loves neurons, elegant design, and Chicken Adobo.

I have a BA in Biology (concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior), an Information Science minor, and diverse work experience:

January 2015 - Present

  • • Conduct market research, expand online presence through website redesign, B2B email campaigns, and social media
  • • Design print and web graphics for social media profiles, websites, flyers, and photography technology using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS6
  • • Manage online promotions, Facebook Ads, video marketing, and Google AdWords PPC campaigns
  • • Handle website redesign process with attention to SEO and User Experience (
  • • Supervise internship program, collaborating on content development
  • • Research new entertainment technologies to expand business opportunities

August 2013 - May 2014

  • • Coordinated logistics for Cornell and Ithaca College's delegation to the East Coast Asian American Student Union Conference in Washington DC
  • • Designed and published the Program's informational and publicity materials using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop CS6
  • • Established a new Revisional Meeting schedule to improve the Program's practices

August 2010 - May 2014 (VP '13, President '14)

  • • Coordinated logistics for the annual intercollegiate Kapihan Conference discussing Filipino and Filipino-American cultural topics with participants from New York University, Columbia University, Binghamton University, and Cornell University
  • • Spearheaded campus-wide Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts, coordinating with over 20 organizations to raise at least $6000 in funds
  • • Acted as an executive liaison to national and international philanthropic organizations with interests in the Philippines, including Advancement for Rural Kids and Oxfam International
  • • Directed annual cultural dinners, traditional dances, and performances to promote and celebrate Filipino culture in the Ithaca, NY community
  • • Designed and published posters, publicity materials, and website for community outreach

June 2013 - October 2013

  • • Built and organized an online database of 99 survey responses and 500+ specimen samples
  • • Designed a Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices survey regarding mosquitoes and Dog Heartworm, then administered the door-to-door survey to residents in Lake City and St. Augustine, Florida
  • • Analyzed data trends to eliminate difficulties in survey formatting and delivery
  • • Educated local communities on the dangers and prevention of Dog Heartworm, West Nile Virus, Dengue, and other illnesses transmitted through mosquitoes
  • • Researched the distribution of regional mosquito species
  • • Conducted laboratory procedures including PCR, heartworm count, and mosquito species identification

I am also the webmaster for Equipped to Learn, a nonprofit that supplies underprivileged schools in the Philippines.

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