Daniel Rizea and his algorithm // Humans of Aspire

With the 2023 arrival, we’ll continue our Humans of Aspire series with Daniel Rizea, our 2021 Alumnus. He is one of the critical thinkers our community has. He graduated from Universitatea “Politehnica” Bucuresti and now he works at Google and spends his free time helping startups at an early stage. 1. What are you working on right now (maybe both on a personal and professional level)?  “My current professional role is Engineering Director at Google. I am contributing to the global Fitbit Health Consumer strategy and leading an engineering organization with teams in Bucharest and Mountain View. In my free …

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Hani Chkess on north stars // Humans of Aspire 

If you’d meet someone who says their best achievement is their ‘bulion’, would you believe them? Hani Chkess graduated from our Aspire High School program in 2013, and in 2015 became Aspire Academy Alumnus. After graduating from Tufts University, he is currently working at Financial Times Strategies as a Project Manager. Find out more about Hani Chkess and the impact that Aspire had on him in our Humans of Aspire series. What are you working on right now (maybe both on a personal and professional level)?  Personal: “I’m working on baking skills as I find it very relaxing. I really …

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Is today a good day to die? /// Louka Parry at Aspire Talks

Imagine you meet somebody on the street and they say: “You are a Venn diagram, not a spreadsheet”. Weird, right? This is exactly how 40 Aspire Alumni felt like on a normal rainy Wednesday, but in a cozy Zoom.  Louka Parry, a traveler at heart (with over 50 countries visited) and a hyperlearner that speaks 5 languages, is the CEO of The Learning Future, a centre that focuses on (re)inventing the education. He was our special guest for a one hour call, entitled ‘Shaping our Future’, integrating exciting concepts for every learning human being. He successfully motivated and brought new …

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