This is my introdution video, where I talk a little about who I am, how I got here and why I am here!
My name is Ana Luisa Baltazar, I am Portuguese and I live in Lisbon.
My personal and professional history is already long, so I will highlight the aspects that I consider being the most importante ones.
I’m 59 years old and I’m the mother of 3 boys who are my greatest pride.
My first course was Tourism, I worked 6 years as a tourism technician and guide-interpreter and then I had a long journey as a teacher and trainer. At the age of 48, with my children already grown, I decided to dedicate myself to small children again and I did a Master’s in Childhood Education. Unfortunately, 3 herniated discs appeared and due to that I had to give up the profession because working with young children is very physically demanding. So I decided to dedicate the rest of my professional life to what makes me really happy.
Of my personal characteristics I highlight resilience, empathy, humility and respect for others. I am super positive and when a problem arises my first reaction is to think: how am I going to overcome this?
I am passionate about knowledge, I believe in lifelong learning, I am curious by nature and I love … people!
So, once again be very welcome and feel at ease in your “home”!