Session: On a path of authentic life - seek purpose, not a career
Get inspiration and a pinch of self-confidence to follow your dreams and purpose - despite mass opinion - by the personal story of a teenage girl who felt in love with computers and chose to follow her passion via the unpopular study of computing in the late 90s. Where is she now and what other unordinary choices for life balance she made? Join this short talk to discover and get support for following your authentic life path in the Q&A part.
- Following own purpose is the main path to long-term life fulfilment, although on the short-term it may be unpopular and tough
- Choosing for your passion brings the best of you as a leader and sets the example for the next generation of leaders.
- Making authentic choices means courage, facing uncertainty and lots of fascination and growth on creating life on own terms.
Marina Velikova's childhood passion for computing has paved her 20+ years professional path as a lead computer scientist (specialty in Artificial Intelligence) in Dutch academia and high-tech industry. She now blends her tech expertise and professional competencies with her passion for personal growth in her education startup Creazzia. Her mission is to enable youth - from school-age to professionals - become self-driven innovators of themselves and the world around them via blended learning journeys in real-life settings while having fun.
For more details and personal story see https://go.creazzia.com/marinavelikova_resume