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Brief Encounter - Ingrid Warner

Ingrid Warner, One World Week CoordinatorPosition:
One World Week Coordinator 2006.


Which means:
Coordinating together with Marc Silberstein, Deputy Coordinator, a team of 200 students and together we all put on the World’s Largest Student Run International Event right here at Warwick University from January 13 – 21 2006.

Magazines read:
Economist

Life before Warwick:
International Baccalaureate at Aas Videregaende Skole, Norway.

Smartest career move:

Taking every opportunity that comes along rather than having a specific plan. An example is my summer internship where I worked for a trial law firm Keegan Federal & Associates, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Best thing about working at Warwick:
The drive and inspiration amongst the students who have worked in One World Week for the past months.

Worst thing about working at Warwick:
The library, including the opening hours on Sundays.

Lifelong ambition:
Never to say "I regret not doing that."

People are always surprised to learn this about me, but...
I don’t like balloons.

As a young child what did you want to be as a "grown-up"?
Ballet dancer.

Now that you are grown-up what would be your "dream job"?
Working for the International Management Group on the Olympic Games in London.

What has life's experience taught you so far?
Attitude to life is everything. If you smile and intend to find a solution, you will.

Major achievement to date?
Every day in the planning stages of One World Week. In one weeks' time it will be every day of One World Week 2006.

If you could change one thing in the University overnight, what would it be?
Improve the library in terms of opening hours, facilities and books.

Your all-time favourite record or piece of music?
All Night Long by Lionel Richie.

Your favourite hobby or pastime?
Playing the flute and dancing.