Ana's Open Road

  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    America Team

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    San Francisco, CA

  • AIRED ON:

    Public Television: Season 3

  • ON DVD:

ANA HORTILLOSA

Event Coordinator
Asian Art Museum

“I started out as a philosophy major and an art major and then I took anthropology and then I thought…I'm gonna do theater. Then after I got out, it was just like, I'm gonna try to get a real job, but I wanted to be in a place that felt right.”

INTERESTS:

Acting & Theatre Art

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Choices Exploration Individualism Instincts Chance Doubt

FOUNDATION:

Being Creative

TAGS:

Anthropology, combining interests, future, philosophy, theater, trust yourself, UC Berkeley, unique, unplanned

BIOGRAPHY:

  • Studied any and all of her interests while at school at UC Berkeley.
  • Took a job as an events coordinator at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.
  • Says she never knew a job like hers existed.
  • Positioned herself in a place she wanted to be, where her interests intersected, and carved out a niche.
  • She never doubted herself; always stayed open to how her future would pan out.
  • Says you can fit yourself into a career that might not be perfect for you, or forge your own path and know you’re in the right place.

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