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Tampere Ambassador: Beatriz Arze

Where are you from?
I am from Latin America, I was born in Colombia. When I was a teenager I moved to Bolivia and lived there for almost 20 years. Then I lived in Brazil for two years, and now I've been living in Tampere for 5 years.

What would you like to tell about yourself?
I am a person full of passion; I love arts, music and culture. I have decided to be a happy person and that is my perspective of life. I continuously learning by all the experiences that I go through and I want to build well-being for the ones around me and the place where I live in.

Why is Tampere the best place to live?
Tampere is a wonderful city, it´s people are kind and collaborative, and besides it has lot of enthusiastic people from all over the world. Tampere is a safe city, full of contrasts and a lot of opportunities.

Tell about your professional activities?
I have been working in the Communications and Marketing area most of my life and I have experience with international business and in the oil and gas industry. I also have managed different independent projects as brand managing, handicraft association, a book edition, working ways in different industries and other things related with the places where I have been living in.

What is your involvement in international activities?
Throughout my career and previous professional activities I've kept a considerable network with colleagues, companies, educational institutions, and known people from different countries. Nowadays in Tampere I am involved with the Twinkle movement, but I am always finding new opportunities and helping people as a link between different countries to develop new business opportunities.

What is your mission as a Tampere Ambassador?
To be an active and proactive part of Tampere´s growth, helping the region to be visible outside its borders.

What potential do you see for Tampere in the future?
Tampere has a big potential to become a reference point for international business and activities. A growing region that opens its doors and contributes to Finland's development and a perfect spot for international companies to get in to Nordic markets.

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