Alex San Diego
masters student, Social Media Manager, and content creator in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
hello, i'm alex. 안녕하세요, 알렉스입니다!
i'm a filipino 2nd generation canadian who believes in the power of words & communication.
i'm a masters student majoring in east asian studies working on a thesis about k-pop. i am a topik level 5 korean speaker, with novice chinese and japanese skills. i also speak conversational filipino. as a korean studies scholar and 12+ year hallyu fan, i hope to become a korean language and culture professor in the future.
a large part of my journey with learning about other cultures has been through social media. as a result, i worked in the field of social media and digital marketing for 2 and a half years at west edmonton mall. now i am growing my skills as an independent social media consultant and content creator. in my spare time i blog and vlog about my adventures as a fangirl and grad student.
i have also been a mental health advocate for five years, and i am currently a certified jack talks speaker with jack.org. i go to local schools and communities to teach young people how to look out for themselves and the people around them. i also represent jack.org's network of 2500+ young people as as of 1 of 13 national "network representative".
you can read or watch my experiences through my blog "from ahlekseu" or read about the services i currently offer with a click on the button above.
my most recent post is about my "media and cultural studies methodologies" course.
i would love to connect and chat! all links to connect are below.