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Getting Here is a podcast, hosted by Alejandro Garcia-Amaya, where listeners hear from leaders who pursue their passions and achieve their dreams. It covers upbringing, fears, success, inspirations, and lessons learned.

Getting Here is a podcast, hosted by Alejandro Garcia-Amaya, where listeners hear from leaders who pursue their passions and achieve their dreams. It covers upbringing, fears, success, inspirations, and lessons learned.
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Getting Here is a podcast, hosted by Alejandro Garcia-Amaya, where listeners hear from leaders who pursue their passions and achieve their dreams. It covers upbringing, fears, success, inspirations, and lessons learned.

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English

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Ep 12 - Christine Spiten

4/9/2019
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Discovering the underwater world through drones Christine Spiten is a 29-year-old Norwegian sailing champion, engineer, and Co-founder of Blueye Robotics, an underwater drone startup revolutionizing the way people interact with the ocean. Christine and her team have raised over $6 million to date.

Duration:00:47:15

Ep 11 - Kriti Sharma

3/26/2019
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Kriti Sharma is an Artificial Intelligence specialist and a leading global voice on ethical technology and its impact on society. She built her first robot at the age of 15 in India and has been building innovative AI technologies to solve global issues, from productivity to inequality to domestic abuse, ever since. Founder of AI for Good, an organization creating the next generation technology for a better, fairer world. Kriti also leads AI and Ethics at Sage. In this episode we cover the...

Duration:00:29:49

Ep 10 - Anu Shah

3/12/2019
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Anu came from a small town in India and working in a call center in Mumbai, to become the CEO at Rocket Internet Asia and co-founder of EFI Hub (acquired by Acorn Capital). Marked with extreme obstacles and gender discrimination both in her home and at work, Anu continues to break barriers one after another.

Duration:00:41:48

Ep 9 - AnnMaria De Mars

12/18/2018
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American technology executive, author and judoka. First American to win a gold medal at the World Judo Championships, CEO of 7 Generation games and the Julia Group. Forbes 40 women to watch over 40 and mother of Ronda Rousey, Olympic judo medallist and former MMA champion.

Duration:00:38:24

Ep 8 - Richard Nares

12/4/2018
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Richard Nares is a CNN Hero award recipient who is the Co-Founder of the Emilio Nares Foundation; a program dedicated to helping children diagnosed with cancer from low-income underserved families meet basic needs such as door to door transportation so patients can actually make it to their cancer treatments.

Duration:01:03:53

Ep 7 - Nate Martin

11/27/2018
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Nate Martin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Puzzle Break, the first American escape room company. Founded in 2013, Puzzle Break is headquartered in Seattle with locations in New York, Massachusetts and on Royal Caribbean ships. He is a Business Journal 40-Under-40 honoree. Martin is a frequent lecturer on the topics of escape rooms, interactive entertainment, design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He maintains a blog where he discusses those subjects and more. His interviews have appeared in...

Duration:00:45:44

Ep 6 - Rashid Silvera

11/19/2018
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From educator at the world's most distinguished educational institutions to fashion model gracing the covers of GQ, Essence & Code Magazines. Rashid Silvera is an educator with an M.T.S. degree from Harvard Divinity School and an Ed. M. degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In April of 1983, Silvera became the fourth black male model to appear on the cover of GQ magazine. His appearance would mark the last time an African American male model would appear on a GQ cover....

Duration:00:35:43

Ep 5 - Simona Miculescu

11/13/2018
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Simona Miculescu is the first woman in Romania's diplomatic history to be granted the rank of Ambassador. She is currently serving as Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Office in Belgrade since July 2015. Prior to this, she was the Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations in New York, with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. She also served as Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Romania.

Duration:00:32:54

Ep 4 - Dan Liburd

11/6/2018
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Dan Liburd is the Head coach of strengthening and conditioning for the Brooklyn Nets, a legendary football team with the most Super Bowl wins in history, there are only 32 head strengthening coaches in the NFL from a field that has 40.000 certified registered strengthening and conditioning coaches, so it’s a very coveted spot.

Duration:00:45:00

Ep 3 - Alex Torrenegra

10/25/2018
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Alexander Torrenegra is an entrepreneur (investor on Shark Tank Colombia) who has founded multiple companies including Voice123, the largest marketplace of voice actors in the world. He was featured in MIT's TR35 Colombia's list of Top Innovators Under 35 in 2012.

Duration:00:40:36

Ep 2 - Ben Stillman

10/25/2018
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**Ben Stillman** is an American film producer of [Black Bear Pictures](https://blackbearpictures.com/home/), a production company nominated for thirteen Academy Awards, nine Golden Globes, and ten BAFTAs. Ben assisted in the development of the Oscar-winning film The Imitation Game in 2014. He has produced four films including Broken City, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival, and Gold (2016) starring Matthew McConaughey in 2016.

Duration:00:41:09

Ep 1 - Ndaba Mandela

10/25/2018
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Ndbaba Mandela (Nelson Mandela's grandson) talks about his life as a child in Soweto, the first time he met his grandfather, his school days and how the African Rising foundation was born. A foundation committed to publicizing the positive image of Africa to the world. ###

Duration:00:31:16