As a young professional, I am prone to think about my personal development. In most arenas, personal development is considered a personal endeavor and it is hard to know where to start or where to invest your own time. It can be a real challenge. When I found out that I was selected to be a Global Shaper (Generation 2012), I considered it not only as an adventure but as an opportunity for my personal development. However, any expectations about what I thought I was going to gain were shattered by my experience.
The Global Shaper’s program exploded my perceived limitations as a young professional and as a contributor to ARCADIS. Through the connections and new ideas I have acquired as a Global Shaper, I am much more confident in what I am capable in achieving, from a project and creativity perspective within ARCADIS. (more…)