My journey as a 25-year-old traveler

I published this post last week for the Travel Go Girl Network. You can read the original piece here. I started traveling before I was “officially born”. When my mom was pregnant, she went with my dad to Cuba. They were enjoying a young couple’s life, saving as much as they could so they could backpack around the country. … Continue reading My journey as a 25-year-old traveler

To be successful, let failure be your muse

At the Humanitarian Innovation Jam 2015 at Georgetown University, entrepreneurs shared their personal failures. It was inspiring to hear them speak about their mistakes with a positive approach. I never thought of failure as a tool for development. It was fascinating to me that leaders could recognize their mistakes, without a constant fear of being … Continue reading To be successful, let failure be your muse

Mi primera vez como ciclista en el DF

No había marcha atrás. Saqué la tarjeta de mi cartera y la deslicé por el lector de Ecobici. Esta fue la primera vez que me fui en bicicleta al trabajo. Comúnmente uno sabe andar en bici desde pequeño, cuando va al parque y después de horas de practicar, de cuatro llantitas pasas a dos. Te sientes … Continue reading Mi primera vez como ciclista en el DF

El milagro de la percepción: Una charla con Laura Esquivel

Las montañas de Boulder, Colorado, son unos gigantes de roca que imponen desde el momento en el que uno pone un pie en el poblado. A donde se mire, ya sea de día o de noche, con frío o con calor, estos guardianes de piedra no toman ni un segundo para descansar. Los soldados rocosos, … Continue reading El milagro de la percepción: Una charla con Laura Esquivel

Some thoughts (and images) on #RepublikaFest 2013

If I could describe REPUBLIKA Conference in one sentence I would use: a melting pot of hyperactive digital natives that dare to envision (and act) different. Last week (18-20 July) activists, artists, new media makers, academics and young people in general, interested in innovation for social change and that work towards decentralization in their own … Continue reading Some thoughts (and images) on #RepublikaFest 2013

4 Things I Learned From AdaCamp SF

Last weekend I attended the first “unconference” of my entire life: The Ada Camp in San Francisco CA. This event brought together a diverse community of women – and a couple of guys, for them to discuss concerns women have in common, across open tech and culture fields. I was not sure if the camp would … Continue reading 4 Things I Learned From AdaCamp SF

¿Qué se le pregunta a una prostituta?

READ IT IN ENGLISH HERE Texto en inglés, escrito para el especial de "Prostitución" del blog: The SunFlower Post Nunca he hablado con una prostituta, pero la idea siempre me ha llamado la atención. Recuerdo que en mis clases de periodismo, en la Universidad, varias veces comentamos la posibilidad de hacer algún reportaje sobre este mundo … Continue reading ¿Qué se le pregunta a una prostituta?