Johann Smit introduction

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Johann Smit introduction

  1. 1. DePaul UniversityActing Up For Social Change 2011-2012 Autumn
  2. 2. I was born here… At 24, I relocated: South AfricaPretoria : The Jacaranda City Namibia (South-West Africa) Windhoek : The Windy City
  3. 3. I went from:SAP Riot Squad… to hair stylist, waiter, and finally…video editor/camera operator/audio designer. 1988 – 2008 : A life in the day of me
  4. 4. As video editor, I worked full time… Namibian Broadcast One Africa Television Trustco Corporation Holdings…yet, I did my best workas a freelance editor for Ombetja Yehinga Organization (OYO), an HIV-Awareness Non-Profit in Namibia. Ombetja Yehinga Organization
  5. 5. But there is another sound to the story: Music. 1992-1997 Eternal Reign 1997-2005 Arcana XXII 1997-2008 Gazoline1988 – 2008 : A life in the day of me
  6. 6. And finally USA Our Wedding DayWhen I moved here for my Romanian- Our inspired studentAmerican Simona and we got married,I had to make a new career move due to aflooded media market. It was going to beInformation Technology.
  7. 7. I am not really and activist. I do my thing,adding creativity and spice to the ideasand projects of my clients. But it is thiscreativity that is my life-long passion.And it is with creativity in mind that I study fora degree in IT, focusing on Database-, andWeb design and development.I completed my first year at another university,and joined DePaul to continue my journey ofeducation, while working for a security company as a shiftsupervisor.

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