The best or not? All you need to know about interning at Salzburg Global Seminar (challenges & tips)
“Salzburg is about the most beautiful city I’ve ever been to yet!” A riveting and incredible account of an intern’s growth & experiences, by Mirabelle Morah
Many a time, people travel out of their home countries due to a wide range of reasons. But for some, the process of acquiring a visa and other travel documents can be a harrowing experience…
To Africans and the world at large, do not be afraid of failure but rather, be terrified of regrets… Do not be afraid of the word no. But be afraid of the possibility of a yes, because you might decide to quit before the clock strikes.
After few months of intensive self-training marked by all-night learning and practices, squatting in rooms and sharing computers, I made some progress and I was able to make a poster and some flyers for our concert! And I got my first computer! This was the beginning of an endless passion for the digital world.
“I grew up in the city of Lagos, the hurly burly lifestyle can be really annoying but it inspires me each day.“ This young man went from not knowing how to use a laptop to working on 2D / 3D / 4D designs for banks and more. Read about his evolution.
As the youngest person on the team, I did a lot of work, from designing church fliers to fixing microphones and some sound engineering. I genuinely enjoyed it all.
This fashion blogger born with cerebral palsy has a different story and she’s kicking it towards blogging for Vogue
“What makes my story different is that I was born with cerebral palsy and most times when I tell people I’m a fashion blogger, they’re shocked because it’s rare.”
Assumpta Idaka narrates her story and love for fashion.
She was almost locked up by the police for a social media stunt – see brave filmmaker Afungfege Evita
Unfortunately, life chose a different path for me. My story is that of a youth struggling with passion and society’s demands. Despite almost getting locked up by the police for a social media stunt, [her short film] …. “IN 72“ hours got selected in two festivals.
Put in the work! There are five million other people as hungry, as beautiful and as able as you. You have to do the work, put in the hours, hone your craft, find the thing that makes you unique and then practice that until you are the best you can possibly be.
I remember calling over 30 movie producers and offering to do a free design for their project and also send some sample designs I had created, but none of them ever got back to me. Yes disappointed…