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Amaia Perez-Barquero

Amaia is a joint Spanish/British national who moved from Spain to live in the UK as a child. She joined Cartus in the Intercultural & Language Solutions department, and has recently moved into the role of corporate writer in our marketing department. 

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When I was five years old, I was blissfully unaware of my status as a “Third Culture Kid” (TCK). To me, I was simply myself. I didn’t know that I was Spanish with British citizenship, and I wasn’t aware that speaking two languages was a foreign concept to most of my classmates in the UK.