Inspiration

Reflections on Organizing a TEDx event

In November 2019, we successfully organized our second edition of TEDxWoosongUniversity at SolBridge International School of Business, Daejeon, South Korea under the theme “Rising to the Challenges.” The event brought together exceptional minds to share ideas and challenges in their sphere of influence and how they have risen to overcome those challenges. Ideas ranged from business, humanities, disaster to what it means to live as third cultural kids. There is no doubt organizing a TEDx event is exhausting and requires a great deal of hard work and commitment – especially if you have a full-time job (as it’s a full-time …

International Women’s Day 2019

This year I featured in a video celebrating all the different women at my workplace. Hearing all these women from different backgrounds share what women’s day means to them, their achievements and some of the greatest challenges they have experienced as women, I realized one thing. Irrespective of nationality, religious background or level of education, women experience the same challenges, one thing that kept on appearing in everyone’s interview in different forms is the fact that they are looked down as women, the fact their voice has been silenced in one way or another. I am encouraged that those hurdles …

12 Life Lessons I have learned in my 30s

Life Lessons, Inspiration

A few days ago, I celebrated another birthday. As the years go by, I am grateful for this gift called life; sometimes birthdays might seem like a reminder of the things we have not yet accomplished. Nevertheless, I am thankful for health, strength, for the opportunities, and the misfortunes. In the past year, I have had my fair share of highs and lows. I failed to go home as I had earlier planned not to mention missing the significant events of dear ones. However, I traveled to Ghana, presented at my first international conference, got a job in Korea before …