Digital Across Borders | Digital Conference #8

Digital across borders brings attention to Curaçao’s digital nomads. We drift away from our rock to study and explore the world, but we always stay connected to our beloved Curaçao. How can we find our way from our island to the world? And connect the world to our island in this new era? Our island …

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Creating a New Socio-Economic Foundation | Digital Conference #7

You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. Similarly, you can’t build a thriving nation on a weak foundation. In order for our island to become self-sufficient and innovative, we need a strong foundation. But what does this mean? It could range from a positive culture to financial means and from infrastructure to education. …

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Innovation Ç; Individually and Collectively

Creative Mindset and Entrepreneurship was a virtual conference organized by Innovation C on April 9th, 2020, which focused on bringing individuals together to spark this thought of where we stand and where we want to go. I usually do not join online conferences but somehow, for some reason, I took the time to join this one. …

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Social Impact by Sustainable Programming | Digital Conference #6

While programming people to become more sustainable might raise some ethical eyebrows, we can not ignore that we are in fact already being programmed by all the big brands through their advertising campaigns. Considering that unhealthy, mass consumerism places enormous pressures on our environment and health, sustainable programming might not be as unethical as we …

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Let your thinks, be thanks

The first weeks in quarantine made my mind work overtime. What should I do? How would I promote my services in this crisis? What if my business doesn’t make it? During this roller coaster of emotions, I had an interesting phone call with Andy Kirchner about Innovation Ç and the goals they wanted to achieve with this team. This phone call led me to two amazing things. I stepped out of my comfort zone and signed up, without even thinking, for an online presentation that was held a couple of days ago. Second, I was so impressed by the team behind Innovation Ç, the positivity and contagious energy, that I decided to join the content team. Little did I know that taking these steps would lead me to several reflection moments.

All Eyes on curaçao | Digital Conference #5

Around the globe, people from Curaçao are making headlines as entrepreneurs, scouts, innovators and more. With their success, they guide the world’s eyes toward our island. In All Eyes on Curaçao, 4 professionals with roots on the island, each creating a social impact with their expertise will share their experiences and tips. Join us on …

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a powerful reminder that talking is action

Those who know me, know that one of my main philosophies when it comes to my work is “Less talk, more action”. For as long as I can remember, I have been frustrated whenever I would see plans and potential not coming to fruition because of lack of doing. Even more frustrating is witnessing people who dismiss and critique every initiative being taken, but not doing anything constructive about it themselves.