Placement: Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Washington D.C.: October 1, 2018– February 4, 2019
One of Liza’s main aims was to conduct research for her thesis on Consumer Acculturation, which is in close relation with travel, migration and change of cultural environment and cultural identity. At GEN, Liza was responsible for assisting with various projects, especially Global Startup Huddle, a program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Her other duties included assisting Jonathan Ortmans, President of GEN with various short-term projects and research tasks; managing GEW USA’s Twitter page; drafting blog posts and assisting in organizing and managing events. Liza also had the chance to participate in overseeing Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 between November 12-18. As for the Hungarian-American community, Liza was instrumental in helping the Coalition with its preparations for the annual Mikulás Dinner and its Annual and Board Meetings.
“The Coalition Internship Program gave me an amazing opportunity to understand the processes of the American work environment and a chance to test myself and my knowledge participating in real projects with real colleagues. I consider myself extremely lucky to gain such experience which gave me tremendous motivation to succeed at building my future.”
Liza Eleonóra Borovoj is an undergraduate student studying Commerce and Marketing at Corvinus University of Budapest (Budapest, Hungary). Liza was an active member of the organizing team of Budapest International Model United Nations – BIMUN and currently she is member of the marketing team of her university’s student organization.