Project manager for Creative Startups, Co-Chair of EmergeABQ, stage manager, and co-organizer of CM Albuquerque. MA Community + Regional Planning, MA, Latin American Studies.
Cupcakes, note taking, adult-carnival planning, MLA formatting, gift wrapping, ironing.
Excel, my handwriting, floral arrangement.
Anyone who acts with kindness and emotional bravery.
Getting up early.
Graduate student. Forever. Or the person who names nail polish and paint colors (so many puns!)
Most things! (I have a pretty stellar memory if I do say so). Musical theatre lyrics.
How to frost a cake.
Julia’s CreativeMornings activity
Matie Fricker Lessons on Love & Self Discovery
Can we agree that not all exposure is good exposure?
We demand payment for making the world more interesting.
By undervaluing our own work, we participate in impoverishing not only ourselves, but also the greater community of artists by making it unsustainable for those who can't afford to work for free.
A model that requires artists to work for free is fatal to a sustainable arts economy.
Stop making excuses & start making stuff.
That itching feeling of when you know that you should be doing something more with your life, you should be doing it. You're doing yourself, and the universe, and your community, and your family a disservice if you play small.
I have a mother whose motto is 'tell them you can do it and learn it by Tuesday.'
You can't teach empathy. It's not about teaching empathy; it's about providing the space to build empathy.
Lo que tenés que hacer es pensar en lo que vos querés hacer y en cómo eso es ÚNICO.
You can really break the world down into two types of people. Those who don’t mind going through customs and those who do.
I do have a color story. I do have a signature, and I didn’t really know that I did! It’s warm and it’s vibrant.
Jami Porter Lara The Value of Your Creative Work
Never stop being amazed by your surroundings.
Las oportunidades y el crecimiento llegan cuando entendés que tal vez estás diciendo que sí a cosas que en ese momento creés que no sabés hacer.
Alex Webb The Robotic Other
Amelia Ampuero Amelia Ampuero