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- Aarslan RafiquePrevNextAarslan RafiqueLos Angeles High SchoolI plan to study abroad in China where I will build connections and learn diverse forms of business strategies...The world functions primarily because of international trade; I am eager to be a leader of society and use my knowledge and ideas to help make the economy of the United States prosperous.
- Alex Clark
- Ashley GuinnPrevNextAshley GuinnUniversity of California Los AngelesI’ve shadowed top executive and international governmental agencies in bilingual meetings, which exhibited the strength of international bonds and global business. I’ve gained considerable knowledge about the relationship between economic growth and trade and partnerships. My career ambitions are evident and hold the potential for a promising future in international trade.
- Coralia Rodriguez
- Cristopher BortolonPrevNextCristopher BortolonUniversity of Southern CaliforniaI am looking forward to learning and living abroad the next few years to complete my degree in international business. [In the future] I hope to work as a consultant for companies that are profit-driven, yet work for a social mission. I believe that business with a purpose is the key to a meaningful career.
- Destiny RamirezPrevNextDestiny RamirezEl Camino High SchoolInternational trade is the backbone of our commercial world. I see numerous benefits for businesses who are involved in international trade, like...competitiveness, increase in sales and profits, potential expansion of businesses and gaining a global market share. [As a future entrepreneur] my career is in the international trade market.
- Hector Favela-CoreasPrevNextHector Favela-CoreasSouth Gate High SchoolI acknowledge that our country’s economy is founded on international trade. It is through international trade that our citizens are able to attain most of the products and services they possess, but most importantly it is the reason why so many of our citizens have jobs.
- Justin Alecock
- Katherine KronheimPrevNextKatherine KronheimPort of Los Angeles High SchoolI believe that as the global economy becomes more independent, there will be a strong need for modern ports with the ability to move huge amounts of cargo in and out in a way that is both profitable and environmentally responsible. I look forward to playing a leading role in that challenge.
- Konrad Asprodites
- Kyara GallowayPrevNextKyara GallowaySan Pedro High SchoolIt all started here, at home in San Pedro, looking out at the harbor and recognizing the...significant impact that trade conducted through the Port has. I see daily how important international trade is to the individuals of San Pedro, the state of California, and the nation.
- Kyerstin GallowayPrevNextKyerstin GallowaySan Pedro High SchoolInternational trade means going beyond the goods and sharing the different cultures prevalent throughout the world. It provides the communication of innovation and ideas that help many nations take a step towards a brighter future regardless of what their goals may be.
- Lorraine Horta
- Maria Gallegos
- Marlee GotoPrevNextMarlee GotoWest High SchoolAs a participant in the Silicon Valley IT program, listening to speeches from business leaders and companies ranging from start -up businesses to those that are well-known, I understood the importance of holding... international connections as well as to think on a global scale in order to succeed. I wish to work with people from around the globe.
- Mayra Corrales
- Mellina SilverPrevNextMellina SilverUniversity of Southern CaliforniaMy goal is to attend law school and study international law. [I also look forward to] the opportunity to give back through the mentor aspect... once I am established in my career... as I realize any amount of support is invaluable in reaching one’s personal and professional goals.
- Naidelyn Sanchez
- Nancy Wuitron
- Olivia Kim
- Phoenyx GastonPrevNextPhoenyx GastonLong Beach PolytechnicInternational trade is one of the key components in the world economy. [It] helps with economic growth and development. As a future Business Administration major and Biotechnology minor, I know these two fields [will] have a major influence on international trade.
- Rachel ValenciaPrevNextRachel ValenciaPhineas Banning High School[At the International Trade Academy] I learned that you have to be determined and on your feet in regards to keeping up with the global market. I will make small changes and put effort into our future through international trade, because one small change can lead to something big and remarkable.
- Radhika NaikPrevNextRadhika NaikCalifornia State University, Long BeachInterning at Shift Freight gave me an overall grooming to understand and operate in the transportation industry. Now, I understand how various factors contribute to optimization and how the overall process can be improved. I am hoping, with this knowledge, I will [...] build models which optimize all the variables to make the transportation industry more effective and efficient.
- Renee Salceda
- Roberto Enciso III
- Sam Clark
- Xinjie (Regina) XuPrevNextXinjie (Regina) XuTroy High SchoolWhile pursuing my dream for an international education enterprise, the endless possibilities of global business have encouraged me to seek solutions for a better regulated and stabilized global economy. I wish to contribute my passion for a better global economy and contribute my knowledge to deliver business value everywhere.