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Ronita Dragomir

Simone Guidi

Simone Guidi’s story began back in 2010 when he was working as a bartender and had a customer who asked him for a cappuccino. It was then, he admits, that he realised he had no idea what that actually meant...
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Smayah Uwajeneza

Recently we talked to Smayah Uwajeneza, the ‘18 East Africa Aeropress champion. Regarding the current global BLM, Smayah has her own thoughts about it. As a hardworking barista from Rwanda Africa, her coffee journey definitely inspires many coffee professionals.  "We...
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Ariele Guaschino

Ariele Guaschino is a multi-talented coffee man. Being Italian and living in Milan he thought it would be a good idea to found a café that only served specialty coffees; and that’s exactly what he has been doing ever since...
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Mahsa Niyayesh

“For more than a century, Iranian women have worked for change and fought for their freedom. Under the system in place in the Islamic Republic, however, they continue to face systematic, widespread legal discrimination. The law does not treat them...
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Daniel Horbat

When we talk about commitment and discipline, people outside of the specialty coffee community wouldn’t think these are qualities necessarily attributed to coffee professionals. But it is precise because of such intensity and desire to know more, learn more, DO...
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Sergey Blinnikov

Most of us grow up surrounded by coffee and are unaware of its incredible power to unite and bring people closer. This, of course, first happens at home with family. Who among us does not remember either his mother or...
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Ronaldo Hurtado

How weird that some of us don’t know how much we’re going to love coffee even if you grow up in favourable surroundings. Of course, family background isn’t enough. To be really good at something, you need to put in...
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Massimiliano Mattone

Adaptability is the key to success. Well, maybe not THE key, but you could say it definitely deserves to be in the top 3 of successful tools to have at hand. Especially nowadays, when everything’s gloomy and uncertainty reigns in...
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Rob Clarijs

The world can sometimes seem scary, especially lately, on that I'm sure we can all agree. So finding inspiration and courage might sound challenging. It isn't really. The trick is to look around you. There's so many people out there...
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