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Overview

  • 2 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2016
  • Software Engineer
  • Cultural Anthropology, Neuroscience, Electrical Engineering
  • From New York, NY, USA
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About Me

I grew up in an Asian neighborhood in New York City. I was raised by Colombian immigrants and went to a technical high school that is predominantly Russian-Jewish and Chinese. Needless to say, I'm comfortable with friends from all over the world!

My past professional lives were in art, anthropology, medicine, and cognitive psychology. I went to graduate school for electrical engineering and currently work as a software engineer in Boston. I don't think I will change my profession again anytime soon. : ) However, I am currently looking into making music...

www.alexhiguera.com

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My friend Alyona suggested I join. : )

Interests

Museums, Music, Fashion, Neurotechnology, Software Development

  • arts
  • fashion
  • cooking
  • music
  • anthropology
  • engineering
  • medicine
  • psychology
  • software

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - Jazz, Classical (Contemporary), Electronic (Ambient, Trip Hop, etc, etc.)
Books - Nonfiction (Favorites: Godel Escher Bach and various books on cultural and cognitive theory)
Movies - Foreign, Documentaries, Science Fiction (Favorites: Upstream Color, The Fountain, Wings of Desire)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Two amazing things:
1. Escaped a guerilla kidnapping in Colombia
2. Bought toothpaste today

Teach, Learn, Share

Personal Philosophy: You don't have to be an artist to make your life a masterpiece.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, technical and medical advice, music recommendations, cooking skills

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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