I am 22 years old and I am from Chicago. I just graduated from Pepperdine University with a double major in International Studies (Political Science) and French Studies. I want to have a career that allows me to keep learning while giving me the chance to travel.
How do you define success?
Success is determined by the number of times you failed and bounced back stronger.
What are your goals/dreams and where do you see yourself in 5 years?
My goal is to run a full marathon before turning 25, have already completed my masters and be living a balanced life.
What motivates you?
The possibility of a new adventure always motivates me since it keeps me excited for what’s ahead of me.
What is something that you do (a habit or daily practice) that you believe helps you achieve your goals or be productive?
Working out both mentally (reading a new book) or physically (by running) allows me to expand my journey on taking on my goals.
Who is your inspiration and why?
My mom is an inspiration for me because she is driven and selfless.
Life motto or favorite quote?
“When the world says give up hope whispers... try it one more time”
Anything else you want to share? Perhaps a project you’re currently working on or something valuable that you learned from an experience?
I am currently interning at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and writing for my blog Coffee Talks on World Affairs. Also, I am attempting on living a more sustainable life by practicing a zero waste lifestyle.