Andrea Gomez from Cornell University

Andrea Gomez

Student at Cornell University

Ithaca, NY, USA


Last updated January 28, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

Good food = good mood

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I have always been passionate about food, and after being diagnosed with Celiac disease, I was worried about finding gluten-free products in my home country of Nicaragua. Instead of giving up my passion, I leveraged my adaptability and decided to get a degree in Food Science and make my own gluten-free products. My passions include: product development, culinary arts, and food marketing.

Interesting Factoid

I have a food Instagram


Languages

English
Spanish

Countries Visited

Map View

Venezuela
France
Spain
Nicaragua
Italy
Panama
Costa Rica
Jamaica
United States of America
Mexico

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Cargill Latin America

R&D Intern

Jun 2020 - Aug 2020
• Completed a 10-week virtual internship with the regional Protein R&D team in Latin America. • Collaborated with other departments including finance, operations, and strategy to ensure product’s feasibility. • Assisted team leaders in 5 different countries to learn about the product development process. o Used MS Projects to organize product schedules and technical plans for 4 different market leader products. o Composed a standardized process and catalog which will be used to establish Action Standards for new products.

Student Ambassador

Dec 2019 - Present
• Selected as a representative for Evolvez as a student leader to network and connect college students with Brand Ambassador job opportunities that target the Gen Z market. • Engaged over 150 students around campus as a brand ambassador for Cengage Unlimited by giving out flyers and sharing the brand’s values and product offerings.

Professional Interests

Food Marketing
Culinary Arts
Product Development
Entrepreneurship

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Climate Change
Education

Volunteer Experience

Operation Smile

Aug 2015 - Jun 2018

Favorites  

Hobbies

Traveling
HIIT workouts
Barre
Skiing
Eating Out

Food & Drinks

Latin Street Food
Gluten-free
Wine
Homemade Food
Sushi
Tacos

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Money Heist
Waco
Bridgerton
The Blacklist
The Queen's Gambit

Education  

School

B.S. – Bachelor of Science, Food Science

Aug 2018 - Present

Clubs and Communities

Food Science Club

Aug 2018 - Present

IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries

Product Development Team

Aug 2019 - Aug 2020
Developed an original product that fulfills the market need of a developing country by combining food science and business skills in a team setting.

Academic Interests

Food Science
Product Development
Culinary Arts