The following is an exclusive interview with Dena White, the Head of U.S. Marketing for Dutch company Tony’s Chocolonely. This interview took place at ASU’s Change the World event on March 27.
“The goal of having this truck here is to continue to spread awareness and create issue awareness that there is in fact slavery in the coco industry. Slavery can mean a lot of different things. We have this perception based on the narrative in our history books and what we learned slavery is. But we’re talking about modern slavery and illegal child labor.
Angelica D'Augusta, Graphic Information Technology
From a young age, I always had a technical desire to do creative things. In high school I learned Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe. That kind of re-sparked my interest in that field. I’m taking HTML web design classes, so that has a lot of mockups, user research and wireframing.
ASU’s Change the World served as an opportunity for student-run organizations and impactful companies alike to establish an atmosphere that encourages social and scientific education in addition to sweeping change. Here’s what it was like to be a fly on the wall at the March 27 event.
After being greeted with some buttery popcorn and ASU merch, you could begin your journey through the many informative tables and open mic events spread throughout Sun Devil Stadium.
Excessive stress can make everyday activities difficult or even painful. We all know what it’s like to weigh your options as another academic year nears its end — you may really want to catch up on sleep after that last all-nighter rather than get up and go to class.
Stress can stem from many different factors, but that doesn’t mean you have to let it ruin your daily life — especially at important times. Stress management gives you an opportunity to take charge of your own thoughts, habits and schedules.
I’ll be working over break at Target, and that’s about it. I love working there because it’s family-oriented and everybody knows each other. We’re all super-connected, and I just really like my coworkers! I’m a team captain of our e-commerce fulfilment team. It’s not the worst way to spend break!
So, I actually normally go to the gym five times out of the week. I haven’t been able to get back on that schedule yet, I’m still trying to fit it in with my school schedule. I feel like I’ve been adjusting pretty well back to the homework. I’m normally on a pretty consistent work schedule, so fitting in school wasn’t too difficult.