Hello and welcome!
I grew up in Tasca, Romania.
I lived in Bucharest.
I moved to Chicago, IL, to study psychology on a full scholarship at Illinois Tech.
I now live in Chandler, AZ.
I am fluent in Romanian and English; I can carry a conversation in Italian and French.
I am self-teaching Spanish.
I'm an avid reader and movie watcher.
I love Andre Rieu and Andrea Bocelli (and many other artists that are not named Andre(a)).
I have a beautiful daughter, and a hyperactive Yorkie Poo.
I worked as an accountant and guest relations manager in a luxury boutique hotel, in Bucharest.
I am now a Senior Research Specialist in the Cooperation and Conflict Lab, and
The Human Generosity Project, at Arizona State University.
I value transparent communications, inclusivness, and diversity.
I care about law psychology stuff, human rights, and open science.
I like to make handmade gifts.
In case you're interested in learning more about me, ask me for a detailed resume.
I welcome feedback and new ideas so don't hesitate to get in touch!
Anticipate. Personalize. Appreciate. Inspire.
Can't choose the "right" gift? There might not be such thing. A unique gift, however, is personalized to suit its recipient, the occasion, the emotion.
Tip #1: Anticipate! Moments, feelings, emotions, wants or needs.
A handwritten note is a powerful expression of genuine care. A hand made card with a handwritten note on it could impress even more.
Tip #2: Personalize! It's easy to buy greeting cards in bulk, but it's impactful to choose the one.
For any given occasion there are many gifts. Their recipients will hurry to open them all but they can and will pause in front of a gift wrapped with dedication, passion, and care.
Tip #3: Appreciate! Their time, their unique moment, their surprise and joy as they see that you went beyond the classic gift bag.