What first got you interested in your field of choice?

As biomedical engineer, I’m passionate about the development and implementation of new technologies in the life sciences field that will improve the quality of life of patients around the world. Merging science, business, and engineering, I’m able to pursue a career in the biotech industry and innovate with new technologies.

What type of obstacles have you had to overcome on the road to getting your education?

I’ve been fortunate to have a family that supports me in all my decisions. However, I had some obstacles during my educational journey moving from Colombia to United States. I had to overcome living in a new country with a different language and cultures, loneliness due to the pandemic, and some economic issues, among others, that have been opportunities to learn and grow.

How did you know that KGI was the right school for you?

The principal reason is that KGI merges the business with science, this gives us a clear understanding of the industry and teaches us how to turn the research in real products. The second reason is that is a small school so we as students have close contact with the professors that have huge experience and expertise in different biotech fields. Besides, is a school that offers huge opportunities and facilities to international students.

Why did you want to become an Admissions Ambassador?

I want to be an admissions ambassador because as an international student I know how important it is to help and support students in academic, personal, cultural, and social life.

What is one fun and interesting fact about you?

My dream was to be a soccer player. I enjoy cooking and sharing with friends.