Tilburg International Club

Home » TIC Board » Meet the board: Patrica Gonzalez

Meet the board: Patrica Gonzalez

OUR MISSION

TIC is dedicated to supporting its international members. Read more About TIC.
Advertisements

D7K_9237 - hi resI have spent almost a third of my life outside of the Philippines, the country where I was born. I grew up as an expat child in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in the 80s then returned to Manila where I subsequently met and married Michael. Together, we have lived in Manila, Edinburgh, Newcastle and London. In 2012, Michael became a PhD researcher at Tilburg University and we added Tilburg to the list. What I have learned from all this is that anywhere in the world can be home. And the new friends you make, the community you become a part of – they often turn into a family of sorts.

At not-yet forty, I have been a teacher, a law student, a wannabe archaeologist and a cook in a restaurant kitchen. Despite all of these “adventures”, I keep returning to my main passions: anthropology and heritage – fields I have worked in and in which I hold Master’s degrees. Deep down, I think the world is a lot larger than we imagine and all the more fascinating for its diversity.

I am curious about Dutch culture and easily captivated by art and creativity. Consequently, during my time with the Board, you can expect events that delve into the customs and idiosyncracies of this country we all call home and the people that make it so. I see Tilburg, Brabant, in fact, the whole of the Netherlands as a place that’s just waiting to be explored. Let’s discover it together through TIC.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Upcoming Events

  • TICMovie 11 May 2018
  • Book Club: Born A Crime 17 May 2018
  • Hap Stap Borrel 18 May 2018
  • Bowling Borrel 1 June 2018
  • TICnic 16 June 2018

Join us on:

twitter logo_small LinkedIn-Buttonfacebook logo_small

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

%d bloggers like this: