Events · The PhD voice

Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?

Hi all! Since attending Web Summit the past November and working with startups directly as a volunteer, I have been thinking about writing a post comparing startups with PhDs. This idea first came into my mind after watching the talk with the very energetic and peculiar Gary Vaynerchuk on Youtube. I couldn’t watch this live since… Continue reading Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?

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My experience at Web Summit 2016

Hi all! This post sums up a very intense week in Lisbon with Web Summit taking place here for the first time and what I experienced from it! If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed a photo takeover. Now let’s see my written thoughts about it. SPOILER ALERT: This post is huge,… Continue reading My experience at Web Summit 2016

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My experience at a TEDx conference

Hey hey! After my last post was about PhD and university, still talking about university, here comes a new post. I had the honor to attend the TEDxIST event that took place in my campus, Instituto Superior Técnico at Taguspark, Lisbon area. The event was for free and 100 people were selected to be attendees… Continue reading My experience at a TEDx conference

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Girls Lean In

Hello! As a PhD student and a person that wants to be an entrepreneur, not especifically in the start-up sense, but to create the life I want, I think it’s important to go to events that help us improve and be bolder. I do it often and have learned a lot from several ones, and… Continue reading Girls Lean In