BE-Ex welcomes new Education & Engagement Manager, Andrés Torres to the team!
Andrés was born and raised in Colombia but has lived the last 20 years between Brooklyn and Queens. He holds a BA in Media Studies from Hunter College, with a specialization in Digital Marketing and Graphic Design. Offering over 15 years of experience, in crafting both online and offline experiences, along with executing multi-channel marketing campaigns for retail firms, entertainment ventures, governmental entities, and NGOs worldwide. In his spare time, Andrés enjoys cycling, dancing, listening to music, learning about history, and engaging in debates with strangers in comment sections.
1. Share your favorite energy factoid
The fission of 1 gram of uranium or plutonium per day liberates about 1 megawatt. This is the energy equivalent of 3 tons of coal or about 600 gallons of fuel oil per day, which, when burned, produces approximately 1/4 ton of carbon dioxide.
2. What are you currently reading?
- The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin — Masha Gessen
3. What are some ways you reduce your carbon footprint at home?
- Never use Uber for anything that is within a 30-minute walk.
- Buy second hand as much as possible.