I studied Japanese at the University of Arizona when I was an undergraduate student, first because I had a requirement to take a foreign language, but more importantly I wanted to challenge myself. I wanted to understand how a different culture thought and how they express themselves in a way that I would be totally unfamiliar with. It was a great place to really grow intellectually and seek... Read More
My study abroad experiences and cultural and language classes have taught me how important the bridge across different cultures from different backgrounds is. While working in a diverse workplace with people from all sorts of backgrounds and from geographical locations, I have been able to bring my worldly perspective in my day-to-day interactions with my teammates and colleagues.
My Humanities degree at the U of A provided a balanced and well-rounded education that helped prepare me for my professional career. Although my professional career pivoted early on toward software product development, the valuable communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills gained while at the U of A played an essential role in the success I've had throughout my career.
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