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Kristin Edwards, Marketing Specialists for CoGO Bike Share

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Alma Mater/Area of Study: The Ohio State University/Communication Technology

Why Did You Join CULYP? 

I joined CULYP because I saw a great reward in the professional development opportunities the organization presented. I'm always looking to further my personal and professional network and also, find ways to be engaged within the community and CULYP has numerous ways to get involved! It is a organization that goes above and beyond listening to the needs of its members through the programming and opportunities they present.

Quote to Live By or Your Personal Tagline

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

What is Your Favorite Thing To Do or Favorite Place to go in Columbus?

Currently, my favorite thing to do is walk around Topiary Park by my job. It's always a great way to break up the day by going outside and getting some sun!

What Book Are You Currently Reading or What is Currently on Your Playlist?

My current playlist is a mix of the Hamilton Soundtrack, SZA, and the "Alternative R&B" playlist on Spotify

What is the Best Piece of Career Advice You Have Ever Received?

"Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself". This goes along with my aforementioned quote as well, but is a great note about creating the career you want. Always look for projects, committees, and even community engagement opportunities that will help test and shape your interests to position you into the career you want. As young professionals, I think it is key to take every opportunity and use it to your advantage, make the most out it, and learn from it.

 

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