Clever Hybrids Podcast with GabyV

S2E12: The Growth Mindset | Edgar Virguez Rodriguez from Duke University | Colombian in the US

Episode Summary

For our Season Finale, we interviewed Edgar Virguez Rodriguez, a professor, and researcher at Duke University. Edgar is spearheading a movement in academia that incorporates a hands-on approach to improving Latin America’s ecological issues. He also talks about his journey from working as a consultant to getting his Ph.D. Finding your own career path can be difficult, but focusing on how to help other communities might be the key!

Episode Notes

For our Season Finale, we interviewed Edgar Virguez Rodriguez, a professor, and researcher at Duke University. Edgar is spearheading a movement in academia that incorporates a hands-on approach to improving Latin America’s ecological issues.

He also talks about his journey from working as a consultant to getting his Ph.D. Finding your own career path can be difficult, but focusing on how to help other communities might be the key!

TIMESTAMPS: 

00:00 Intro 

02:24 Ekpa'Palek Mentorship Program 

07:54 Simplifying Sustainability for Kids 

15:58 Stay Curious, Stay Humble 

20:47 Be a Hybrid to Disrupt a Sector 

28:19 How to Contact Edgar

 

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