#WFH Diaries: Ginevra Capece Galeota of Facebook and Instagram

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on everyday life, we're poking creative industry folks to see how they're faring. Here's the sanity-check from Ginevra Capece Galeota, global creative strategist for Facebook and Instagram.

Give us a one-sentence bio of yourself.

Italian, blonde creative who's always lived abroad, interested in the future of brands. Quarantined Day 23.

Where are you living right now, and who's with you? 

Milan, Italy. Husband, son and dog, in that order.

What's your work situation like at the moment? 

Working from home, sometimes from my terrace when sun is out.

Describe your socializing strategy. 

Bluejeans, Zoom, Facebook, messaging, smoke signals.

How are you dealing with childcare? 

I have a teenage son: He has to deal with me, and complains about it all the time.

What are you reading?

Kindle, murder mysteries, recipe books, trying to find the perfect healthy diet.

What are you watching? 

My Mac screen at the moment.

What are you listening to?

Spotify, Bowie. I stalk people's playslists.

How are you staying fit?

Every morning I have body circuit and Zumba classes online with my team. Note: we never did this before COVID.

Have you taken up a hobby? 

More work...?

Any tips for getting necessities? 

Amazon.

An awkward moment since all this started. 

An unusual curiosity for people's home interiors while doing video calls.

Best work email you got since all this started. 

This one.

An aha! moment since all this started. 

I should take some breaks between calls.

What's your theory on how this is going to play out? 

Nothing will be the same. Doesn't mean it's bad, doesn't mean it's good.

See the full "WFH Diaries" series here.

Angela Natividad
Angela Natividad is a founding contributor to Muse. She is also the co-founder of esports agency Hurrah.gg, and co-author of Generation Creation.

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