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Olivia Gilida

Fellow of Finance & Economics

Major: Finance & Economics

Graduation Year: 2023

Hometown: Littleton, CO

Personality Type: Architect, INTJ-A

What are your goals in the future?

My goals for the future is to enjoy what I do and constantly be challenged.

How will O’Pake help you reach these goals?

I will be able to work with different businesses and see what I like. As well as I will be able to make connections with fellow business people.

What is your favorite memory at Alvernia?

My favorite Alvernia memory is being on the ice for the first time with all my teammates in our new school gear.

What made you decide to study at Alvernia?

I chose Alvernia because I wanted to go to a smaller school as well as continue my hockey career.

Who or what inspires you and why?

I inspire myself everyday. I have gone through so much stuff in my life that I’ve realized that I can’t count on other people to inspire me. I have to want to do them for myself.

What is a quote that you abide by?

“Mieux vaut être seul que mal accompagné”

“better alone than in a bad company”

What is something that someone would be surprised to learn about you?

I am learning to weld currently.