Francesca Gino’s “right choices”

Feb 24, 2014 722

Growing up in her native Tione, a small Alpine town in the Italian province of Trento, Francesca Gino dreamed of becoming an engineer.

The idea of building houses fascinated her, and she wanted to do it for a living. "But my then-boyfriend was already enrolled in a college engineering course and according to his mother, having two engineers in the same family was not such a good idea, so I signed up for economics," recalls the bright-eyed, 35-year-old, full-time Harvard Business School professor, slightly embarrassed in telling such a personal tale.

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Fonte: Bostoniano

 

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