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    Things Chicago Gave Me


    Now that I’m moving out of Chicago, people ask if this city changed me. Have I learned a lot? Do I feel like a different person? I try to think of an answer that doesn’t sound like a cheap fortune cookie or a cliché college application, but I can’t. There are simply few ways that Chicago could have changed me more.

    When we first moved to this city, neither Marvin nor I had ever even been to Chicago.

    We had no idea what to expect. As an east coaster, I’d been raised in a very “coast centric” way of thinking. The city rarely crossed my mind, and when it did, I suppose I thought about prairies and cold, and maybe deep dish pizza.

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  • Beth Santos delivering keynote at Protohack Chicago

    How to Nail Your First Keynote

    I spend a rather significant amount of time learning about entrepreneurship from people who are experts in the industry. I am, more often than not, a student: constantly writing down notes from…

  • Beautiful Northwestern campus in Evanston, Illinois

    A Tale of [Living In] Two Cities

    The best and most complicated question people have been asking me lately is where I’m based. Have you moved to Boston yet? They ask. Are you still in Chicago? It’s not…

  • Beth Santos LA Travel & Adventure Show

    How Not to Blitz a Tradeshow

    If you think I’m never home, you’re right. Last week, on a spur-of-the-moment adventure, my partner in crime (also known as my executive assistant, the WITS sales team lead, and a…