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Passport to the United Kingdom

This week, we’re off to the UK, the second most popular location in our community followed by the United States.

Meet four community members who are skilled creatives, data scientists, tea drinkers and food critics. Valeria, Azeem, Maisie and Nick have turned personal passions into thriving careers.

Valeria Aliperta (whose photo heads off this post) is an interpreter and translator of English, Italian, Spanish and French. Outside of translating, Valeria also is a branding expert and her interests include social media, fashion, and communication. Valeria links her SoundCloud to her page to connect people to her music.

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Photographers: Staff Picks

At about.me, we love to get excited about photography.

Each week, our team sees hundreds of new pages pages created with beautiful photos. Your personal page gives you the opportunity to highlight your best photos. If you’re a photographer or artist, we recommend you add a link to your portfolio; if you’re an avid Instagrammer, add your Instagram profile.  Your page is a great place to showcase your best photo, or a photo that captures what you’re passionate about now.

Our Staff Picks this week are talented photographers who use their pages to point people to their photos.

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Why One Soccer Player Doesn’t Take No For An Answer

Farida El Sheshingy is used to beating the odds.

Although soccer is the national sport in her native country of Egypt, soccer was not viewed as appropriate for girls when Farida was growing up. But Farida kept playing.

Today, Farida aspires to become a professional soccer and eventually build a women’s soccer academy in Egypt. Read on to learn how Farida overcomes obstacles, trusts her own struggle and how her competitive nature brings out the best in her.

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5 Unorthodox Tips for College Freshmen

My first week of college at North Carolina State University was one of the most nervous and exciting times in my life.

It included everything from meeting tons of new people, decorating my dorm, finding my classes on campus, and not to mention the millions of free t-shirts I seemed to receive.

But during a time of change and unfamiliarity, things can get blurry. You’ve heard people tell you to be yourself and do your best, but let’s take that a step further.

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Maximize Your Page: Tips For Writers

Our community is full of great writers.

At about.me, we want your page to showcase your work and highlight what matters most to you. Your page supports embedding both your Medium profile and your blog so your most recent posts will appear on your page. Additionally, feel free to link to where your writing lives online, whether that’s in a book on Amazon or on a website.

Today we’re featuring 4 writers in our community who use their pages to point people to their work.

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Natural, Spontaneous, and Raw: Behind the Lens of a Passionate Photographer

Alex Georgiades doesn’t believe in planning.

Instead Alex feels his best photos are spontaneous, capturing real emotions and allowing viewers to feel the intensity of a moment. Alex is a world traveler who loves to photograph new people and places.

As our Guest Instagrammer this week, Alex will be taking over our Instagram feed, sharing beautiful snapshots of a day in his life. Read on to learn what inspires Alex, when he first became interested in photography and his tips for being proud of what you share in a culture of comparison. 

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Tech Enthusiasts and Entrepreneurs: Staff Picks

Every week, our team selects Staff Picks that inspire and intrigue us. This week we’re highlighting tech enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who use technology as a driving force to change the world for the better. We hope you enjoy their stories and check out their pages.

Delia Suteja (whose photo heads off this post) lives in Sydney Australia and is a Principal, Brand Builder and Product Chief at Bubblefish. Delia is passionate about entrepreneurship and technology.

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