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People Insights: Anna
Before Anna continues her studies of psychology at the University of Durham in England, she is doing an internship at Employer Branding in Essen. In her People Insights she talks about India, her curiosity for unknown cities and why her smoothie never turns out the same.
Before Anna continues her studies of psychology at the University of Durham in England, she is doing an internship at Employer Branding in Essen. In her People Insights she talks about India, her curiosity for unknown cities and why her smoothie never turns out the same.

To start the day - which do you choose, coffee or tea?  

Difficult question! I would rather have a delicious smoothie with all kinds of fruit. Depending on how I feel in the morning, I'm quite creative and spontaneous with the ingredients.  

You lived in India for four years - what did you take with you from that time?  

Growing up in Mumbai for four years was incredibly formative. It is such a unique country! I was particularly touched by the friendliness of the people and the joyfullness that almost everyone radiates, regardless of social class, religion or age. As a family we tried to experience as much of the culture as possible, did a lot of yoga, traveled in all directions and tried as much local food as possible!  

Is there something you are committed to with all your heart?   

Especially through India I am aware that I am very privileged to be able to take so many aspects of my life for granted. Since then, I have been very involved in social work and I have been especially committed to helping refugees in our area. At university, I am also a member of Enactus, an organization that helps students make the world a better place through entrepreneurial projects.  Hopefully I will soon be able to set up my own project for released child soldiers!   

A day at your leisure - how would you spend it?   

I would love to be in a new city with my friends and try all the delicious restaurants and local dishes! I find it exciting to explore new places and spontaneously start the day. The more unknown the better!  

Which Evonik site would you like to get to know and why?   

I would love to get to know the locations in Brazil. I find it very exciting to get to know the local culture in the city, but also in the working world.   

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