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3. Ross Dawson (LGB 1980)

Posted By Alumni Office, mardi 19 août 2014
Ross Dawson1. How long did you spend at Ecolint?
11 years

2. How did you come to attend Ecolint in the first place?
My father was offered a job at UNCTAD, so we moved from Canberra to Geneva.

3. Which teacher had the biggest impact on you and how?
M. Hamayed, in demonstrating that adults could have a nuanced and open view of the world.

4. What was your favourite spot on campus and why?
The Greek Theatre, where there were great events and forest walks behind.

5. What was your favourite place in the wider region, and why?
Avoriaz, for the fantastic skiing

6. Describe your life today, where you live and what you do.
I am based in Sydney with my wonderful wife Victoria and our two beautiful girls, and work globally as a futurist, speaker and entrepreneur.

7. What should be Ecolint's top priority as it approaches its 100th anniversary?
Continuing to be a leader in providing truly international education.

8. What "words of wisdom" would you pass on to today's Ecolint students?
Humanity is at an extraordinary juncture where we can create our path forward as never before. Use the truly diverse, global perspectives you have to make that future as inclusive and joyful for all as can be possible.

9. What has been the biggest impact of your Ecolint education on your life?
The enormous breadth of cultures and people I experienced at Ecolint has shaped my deep appreciation for humanity’s extraordinary diversity.

 


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