Friday, May 8, 2015

200 Words With Marcela Landres

While growing up in Queens, New York, Marcela Landres never considered a career in editing. Although she frequently visited her local library and checked out as many books as she could carry, her parents—Ecuadorian immigrants—expected her to become the first doctor in the family. With that in mind, Marcela was pre-med in college until…
“Organic chemistry taught me I wasn’t suited for a career in medicine.”
When she was faced with having to figure out her own career path, Marcela considered jobs in the area she had always loved: Reading. Marcela never had the desire to be a writer, so she pursued a career in editing. She changed her major and graduated from Barnard College with a degree in English Literature.

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