Meet Our Interns

NOCCI is excited to welcome two bright and determined interns to our staff! Read on to learn more about our new team members, Karen and Raven.

Karen Velandia

Karen Velandia is a candidate for BBA in Marketing with a concentration in E-commerce. She is expected to graduate from Southeastern University in December. Karen is excited to work on NOCCI projects such as NOWFE and Oyster Fest. From this experience, she hopes to gain skills in critical thinking and problem solving. Originally from Columbia, Karen loves living in New Orleans. She is passionate about food, music and festivals; making her a perfect fit for our team! In her free time, Karen likes to discover new places around the city, read, exercise and work on her website. Karen’s favorite New Orleans’ festival is Jazz Fest and when it comes to eating in the city, Sobou is her favorite spot!

Raven Campbell

Raven Campbell graduated from Grambling State University in December 2015 with a BS in Kinesiology and concentration in Sports Management. Raven has experience working with the Zephyrs, Pelicans, Philadelphia 76ers and Grambling State University Department of Athletics. As a sports lover and Grambling State Alum, Raven is most excited to contribute to the Bayou Classic. Raven hopes to gain skills in project/time management, marketing and budgeting during her internship. Raven lives outside of New Orleans in LaPlace, but loves the easy going people, nightlife, food and culture that New Orleans has to offer. In her free time, Raven coaches youth basketball & football, spends time with her family and travels. Raven’s favorite festival is Oyster Fest and she loves eating at Muriel’s.

Karen: Top, Raven: Bottom

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