Samantha Saldivia is a senior student in the International School of Panama. She is from Venezuela and has been living in Panama, with her grandparents, since 2013. Before coming to ISP she attended a boarding school in England for three years, and before that she went to a Catholic school in Caracas. She has been involved in many activities in the school such as soccer, theater, student council, and debate, and wishes for her diversity to keep expanding through her future. She considers herself a very fortunate person for having experienced a tragedy that marked her life since the age of 10. In this conference, Samantha will be expressing her deep beliefs about living in the present and taking advantage of new opportunities.