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2019 Highlights

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January

NYE in Columbus

I started off the year with friends and family in Columbus.

CodeMash

Later in January I went to CodeMash Conference in Sandusky, OH. It was probably the best tech conference I’ve been to.

Codemash in Sandusky OH

February

Baltimore

I traveled with GiveBackHack Founders to Baltimore to help with the first GiveBackHack in Baltimore!

GBH Baltimore

Ellicottville, NY

First time skiing with new awesome friends and neighbors.

Ellicottville, NY

Madrid

Spontaneous trip to Madrid with best friends to see El Clasico match in Santiago Bernabeu.

March

Barcelona

Trip continued into March with a weekend in Barcelona.

barcelona

April

Boston

Went to Boston with friends to Arab Conference at Harvard.

Boston

May

FiveFiftyFifty trip for Mental health

Every year, my uncle runs 50 5k races in 50 states in 50 days in a row in support of mental health and I got to go with him to five midwest cities in May. FiveFiftyFifty.com

Minneapolis, MN

Sioux Falls, SD

Does Moines, IA

Peoria, IL

Indianapolis, IN

June

Cleveland

I wanted to limit my travel over the summer to maximize time in beautiful Cleveland during warm months. After 3 summers in town I finally went to an Indians Game!

Level20

The highlight of the year was starting to work at Level20 with an amazing new team.

Level20 Team

July

Atlanta

Went to second Global Shapers’ conference aka ShapeNAC in Atlanta for the weekend and spent it with the best people in North America.

Shape NA 2019

August

Chicago

Annual trip to Chicago, this time for friends’ wedding.

friends in chicago

September

New Apartment

My childhood best friend moved to Cleveland and we became roommates.

Boston

Another trip to Boston for friend’s wedding.

friends in boston

GiveBackHack Cleveland

The 3rd GiveBackHack (and the best yet) that I organized in Cleveland.

givebackhack

London

Quick stop in London to see close friend from back home.

london eye

Istanbul

An incredible week in Istanbul for Shape Europe & Eurasia. Got to meet people from all around the world and ate the best food.

istanbul

Izmir

Got to see my beautiful newly married cousin and her husband.

izmir

October

Amsterdam

Met up with friends for a fun weekend in Amsterdam.

amsterdam

Paris

And extended it to Paris.

paris

New York

A quick stop to see best friend in Brooklyn.

November

Columbus

Spent the majority of November in Columbus. I got to go mentor at Hack OHI/O, Went to Halloween as El Profesor, spent Thanksgiving weekend with the family and watched our Buckeyes beat TTUN in The Game.

December

Tampa

Another spontaneous trip to Florida to escape the cold and see childhood friend.

St. Louis

Work trip to St Louis.

Toronto

This year Christmas was in Toronto with the Deiratanys for the first time we all reunite over the holidays in 10 years!

Toronoto

Thankful for every single moment of 2019. Here’s to a great 2020!