Blog post: “Don’t Just Assume You Should Know: How To Be An Excellent Mentor,” October 2013

“Of course, latin-american foreigners are minorities in Pittsburgh. And that is totally fine. Yes, it can be challenging but also rewarding and awesome. I am originally from Colombia, where I did my undergrad. Back then, in my early 20’s I decided to go abroad. So, in 2008 I moved to Pittsburgh and I have found that obvious things are not obvious anymore when you need to adapt to a different language, a different country, a different city, a different neighborhood and a different career with different people. ‘Of course’ starts becoming an obsolete term in your own vocabulary.” [Continue reading…]


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