Andrea López Vega

Geologist - TOTAL

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Be curious and persistent in what you love.

What do you do?

Interpretation of seismic, structural cross section building and 3D modeling

Why did you choose this field?

I was always fascinated by natural disasters, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and the space. When I was 15, I decided to study Geology after watching a movie pf geologist traveling to Mars.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

I had the privilege that my parents always encouraged me to study and develop my self, they motivated me to be and do whatever I wanted.

Why do you love working in STEM?

I love working in STEM because I can understand what it is happening around me and guessing or interpreting how was the process of things from million years ago to nowadays.

Best advice for next generation?

Be curious and persistent in what you love, don’t let people tell you that it is not possible, always is possible you just have to keep in mind your motivation and follow your inspiration.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

“Scientia potentia est” Knowledge is power

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