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(good)
reasons
to hire
me
10 VISIONARY LEADER
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR
SMOOTH EVENT PLANNER
ENGINEER ...
#1
“If communication and organization
are important attributes for a 21st
century leader, then Nicolò is an
appropriate sp...
#2
I’m all about taking advantage of
existing paths. But I’m also ready to
take risks and find myself new ones
if necessary...
#3
I craft and deliver compelling
messages, especially to youth
audiences and through social media.
Though I never forget ...
I have organized social events for
less than 30 students and academic
conferences for more than 300
attendees. Fundraising...
As an engineering graduate, I look at
challenges through the prism of
systems and strategy. I think in terms
of processes,...
Student Platform for
Engineering Education
Development group picture.
Istanbul – October 2007
ENGAGING
TEAM
MANAGER
#6
Rad...
I lived, studied and worked in 5
countries. I led global teams in person
and online. I have had my share of
culture shocks...
From corporate managers to high-
level policy-makers, I’m confident in
establishing and growing
relationships with professi...
I don’t limit myself to established,
tried-and-true approaches. If I’m
given a chance to quench my thirst
of originality, ...
QUICK
LEARNER
#10
In April 2010, I had never been
involved in environmental issues.
In May 2010, I was at the UN
debating ...
fun and YES, I HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR as well.
#11
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10 (good) reasons to hire me

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10 (good) reasons to hire me

  1. 1. (good) reasons to hire me 10 VISIONARY LEADER ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR SMOOTH EVENT PLANNER ENGINEER AT HEART ENGAGING TEAM MANAGER UN HOMME DU MONDE MASTER NETWORKER RESTLESSLY CREATIVE QUICK LEARNER
  2. 2. #1 “If communication and organization are important attributes for a 21st century leader, then Nicolò is an appropriate speaker [...]” Nick Haysom – Delivering a speech on the importance of youth participation in decision- making at the inaugural One Young World summit, the premier global youth leadership forum. London – February 2010 VISIONARY LEADER UN Director of Political Affairs and former legal advisor to Nelson Mandela
  3. 3. #2 I’m all about taking advantage of existing paths. But I’m also ready to take risks and find myself new ones if necessary. Some of them pay off. Logos of the two organizations I founded, between 2006 and 2010: • Student Platform for Engineering Education Development • Yparticipate ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
  4. 4. #3 I craft and deliver compelling messages, especially to youth audiences and through social media. Though I never forget that communication is a two-way street. My featured article in the collaborative book project “What’s Next: 25 Big Ideas from Gen-Yers Under 25”. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR
  5. 5. I have organized social events for less than 30 students and academic conferences for more than 300 attendees. Fundraising doesn’t scare me, and there’s always a Plan B. SMOOTH EVENT PLANNER #4 Particular of a spreadsheet used to keep track of participants in some events I helped organize in Cape Town in October 2008.
  6. 6. As an engineering graduate, I look at challenges through the prism of systems and strategy. I think in terms of processes, their efficiency and productivity. A conceptual model of youth participation in decision-making, at Yparticipate’s kick-off meeting. London – July 2010 ENGINEER AT HEART #5
  7. 7. Student Platform for Engineering Education Development group picture. Istanbul – October 2007 ENGAGING TEAM MANAGER #6 Radiating enthusiasm for each cause I put myself to work on, I recruit and organize volunteers to achieve our vision together. My team members say I’m becoming pretty good at it.
  8. 8. I lived, studied and worked in 5 countries. I led global teams in person and online. I have had my share of culture shocks, misunderstandings and adjustments. And I just love it. UN HOMME DU MONDE Receiving the TU Delft Rector’s Student Prize for Internationalization. Delft (The Netherlands) – July 2008 #7
  9. 9. From corporate managers to high- level policy-makers, I’m confident in establishing and growing relationships with professionals in all sectors and at all levels. The invitation to an event I found myself attending, after having lived for just a couple of months in Washington, DC. Washington, DC – July 2009 MASTER NETWORKER #8
  10. 10. I don’t limit myself to established, tried-and-true approaches. If I’m given a chance to quench my thirst of originality, I will take it. The flagship initiative of Yparticipate, a one-week (March 7-13, 2011) global campaign to increase awareness, educate on and celebrate youth participation in decisions that affect them. RESTLESSLY CREATIVE #9
  11. 11. QUICK LEARNER #10 In April 2010, I had never been involved in environmental issues. In May 2010, I was at the UN debating policy issues with the US ambassador at the Commission for Sustainable Development. Particular of a statement I contributed to, that was delivered at the 18th session of the UN Commission for Sustainable Development. New York, NY – May 2010
  12. 12. fun and YES, I HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR as well. #11 bonus

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