TEDxUCSD | 2017 | caroline-vu
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Car Vu¬†’19

Major: International Studies (International Business)
Minor:  Computer Science


Tell us about yourself!
I’m an extroverted introvert. For the most part, I love meeting new people so say hi if you see me around!
Hobbies/What I do for fun: I love traveling, hiking, running, being outdoors, going on spontaneous adventures, trying new foods, and reading anecdotes on Quora!
Position: Marketing Team Member
What is your favorite TED talk and why?

What If You Could Trade A Paperclip For A House? by Kyle MacDonald
I love that something as small & seemingly trivial as a paperclip could turn into a big & valuable house.
Although you are just 1 person in this world of 7.3 billion people, just work hard, and you can achieve greatness.

What enticed you to choose your major(s) and/or minor(s)?
I am interested in the cross-section between business & technology. I admire companies that fuse art, creativity, entrepreneurship, & technology to innovate the future.
What is your interpretation of this years TEDxUCSD theme, Madness and Miracles?
Madness = Creativity = Innovation = Miracles = The Future
Who/What inspires you?
All the unique individuals I’ve met and the various places I’ve visited have contributed to the perspective I obtain today. That is why I am truly inspired by everyone & everything. With this way of thinking, I appreciate and see the goodness in everything.
If you could have a super power what would it be and why?
The ability to teleport because I could travel anywhere, in a blink of an eye. That would be surreal.
What's one thing you can't live without?
Mother goose (aka my mom)!
What is one life goal that you have?
To be happy with myself & my life, and to make others happy.
Oh, and visit every national park & all seven Wonders of the World!
Choose a song to describe you and explain why you chose this song.
I Lived by One Republic
“Until my moment comes, I’ll say, ‘I did it all. I owned every second that this world could give; I saw so many places, the things that I did; with every broken bone,
I swear I lived.'”