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”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

Fourteenth interview (III) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam: How did you choose this path? Since young, I was always a dreamer and I enjoyed drawing, but my parents didn’t approve of it and wanted me to do a bachelor’s in engineering. So I did science in high school to follow that path, but during the second…

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”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

Fourteenth interview (III) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam: How did you choose this path? Since young, I was always a dreamer and I enjoyed drawing, but my parents didn’t approve of it and wanted me to do a bachelor’s in engineering. So I did science in high school to follow that path, but during the second…

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”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

Adam: How did you choose this path? Since young, I was always a dreamer and I enjoyed drawing, but my parents didn’t approve of it and wanted me to do a bachelor’s in engineering. So I did science in high school to follow that path, but during the second year, I had a breakdown. I didn’t enjoy what I was doing at all. I decided that even if it wasn’t what my parents wanted, what filled me was art and…

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”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

”I like it because it gives you the chance to explore and find your own path, your own way to express yourself”

Adam: How did you choose this path? Since young, I was always a dreamer and I enjoyed drawing, but my parents didn’t approve of it and wanted me to do a bachelor’s in engineering. So I did science in high school to follow that path, but during the second year, I had a breakdown. I didn’t enjoy what I was doing at all. I decided that even if it wasn’t what my parents wanted, what filled me was art and…

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As you study anthropology you get a sense of nostalgia, you notice that there are things we have lost (III)

As you study anthropology you get a sense of nostalgia, you notice that there are things we have lost (III)

Thirteenth interview (III) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam:What attracted you to anthropology? There are a lot of analysis, and I like to know what is behind things. Anthropology is broad, you need a specialization if you want to understand something well. For example, sociologists have a background on anthropology and sociology is the specialization. This is…

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As you study anthropology you get a sense of nostalgia, you notice that there are things we have lost (II)

As you study anthropology you get a sense of nostalgia, you notice that there are things we have lost (II)

Thirteenth interview (II) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. This second part adds more not only of the point of view of the interviewee but also of the doubts and struggles that come with keeping a project in the long term. Adam:What attracted you to anthropology? There are a lot of analysis, and I like to know what…

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As you study anthropology you get a sense of nostalgia, you notice that there are things we have lost (I)

As you study anthropology you get a sense of nostalgia, you notice that there are things we have lost (I)

Thirteenth interview (I) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam:What attracted you to anthropology? There are a lot of analysis, and I like to know what is behind things. Anthropology is broad, you need a specialization if you want to understand something well. For example, sociologists have a background on anthropology and sociology is the specialization. This is…

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Life is only two days and one of them is raining there is no point in suffering or worrying too much

Life is only two days and one of them is raining there is no point in suffering or worrying too much

Twelfth interview for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam: How did you chose? It was basically that I had something I liked and I wanted to go with it. You know that feeling where you wake up and go to sleep thinking about the same thing and like that every day? It was something like that for me….

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It’s easy to throw in the towel when things are tough when you are burned out, going all in again or leaving is your choice to make

It’s easy to throw in the towel when things are tough when you are burned out, going all in again or leaving is your choice to make

Interview for the projet Younghumansofscience with Landon McKenna president and chief commercial officer at Qmenta. This interview can also be found in podcast format. Adam: How did you get into this company? I met Vesna my cofounder  in Boston when she was working in Harvard  and there she told me about the project she had started with Paolo and with which they had been accepted by Wayra, Telefonica’s accelerator.I joined them because it was personal, my father has parkinson’s and…

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”It’s not about deciding, but rather to find the strength to do it” (IV)

”It’s not about deciding, but rather to find the strength to do it” (IV)

Eleventh interview (IV) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam: How did you end up in this path? I lost interest in science around high school the lectures of the teachers were bland and ended up making me lose interest in the field. At the same time, every afternoon I watched new about politics and debates and since…

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