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Make sure that at the end of the day you end up laughing – Interview with Agnes Batllori production manager & mom

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Reading Time: 5 minutesAgnes Batllori is a production manager in the film industry, relocating from Barcelona, Cataluna to London for work and then again to Delft the Netherlands for love, where she became a mom and now looks for the next challenge. Here, we had the chance to talk with Agnes about career choice, relocation, motherhood and more. Ildikó on behalf of MissCareerLess: […]

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“Apply to work with travel agencies or just marry a rich guy” – Interview with Justyna Szachowicz-Sempruch

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Reading Time: 6 minutesI met with Justyna Szachowicz-Sempruch at a conference in Budapest, where she gave a fantastic lecture on the new types of family systems. Justyna, a Polish feminist activist, NGO founder, sociologist and gender Senior Researcher speaks passionately about the issues that matter. I’ve quickly found several common grounds with her;  starting from our Eastern-European background and the innate drive to […]

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I’d love to see a romantic film that passed the Bechdel Test – Interview with Savannah Rodgers filmmaker

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Reading Time: 6 minutes  A burgeoning filmmaker, Savannah Rodgers is a part of the “small, but mighty” Kansas City filmmaking scene in Kansas, MO. She is a film student at the University of Kansas and acts on the Board of Directors for Kansas City Women in Film and Television. Also, she is the film director of  “Politically Correct,” a short film that has […]

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The only limitation on female entrepreneurs are the ones they put on themselves – Interview with Sumeera Rasul founder of Madesmith

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Reading Time: 4 minutes    When we look at a product, we appreciate its design, color, texture and often stop at that. We are unaware of the story behind it, the artisan who made it. Sumeera Rasul along with her sister Nadia Rasul, both of Pakistani ancestry, came up with the innovative idea to develop an online platform called “Madesmith.” Here, handmade products […]

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“I want to tell stories about girls like me” – Interview with Diana Galimzyanova filmmaker

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Reading Time: 5 minutes  Diana Galimzyanova is a writer and director based in Moscow, Russia. This is what would stand on her official biography as you open her site. But such as all of us, Diana is more than her titles. We’ve got a chance to glimpse into Diana’s unmasked life and learn that overcoming cancer helps you discover the depth of life. […]

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“It’s amazing, you made a film – and you’re a woman!” – Interview with Sophie Black

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Reading Time: 12 minutes    Filmmaker Sophie Black is the founder of the United Kingdom-based production company Triskelle Pictures. MissCareer/Less interviewed Black about her 2013 short film release “Ashes” which is a fictional piece that explores a woman’s emotional response within an abusive relationship and that runs at the Festigious Film Festival this year. Black shared the inspiration, the process and the challenges of creating […]

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‘Three years on a rock’ – The Story of Agnieszka Kruk screenwriter

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Reading Time: 4 minutes  Her Story features women who have taken unique and innovative routes to success. These are the stories of women who didn’t “do it by the book” or “get it all right”, and yet realized their goals and did… well… what we all basically wish we could do.   This is the story of Agnieszka Kruk, director and founder of Script Fiesta, […]

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“Every business started from nothing and this should be its own inspiration” – Interview with Rachel Sales, founder of Pink Pangea

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Reading Time: 9 minutesIsrael is not only a place for enjoying the sunshine, the always busy beaches or joining the rapidly growing startup communities. The country, and especially Tel Aviv, also holds a vibrant and versatile event pool for women who are seeking some true empowerment. During my last trip, I attended quite many of these events and it would be far too simple […]

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“Being a normal person hurts!” – Interview with Carrie Walsh the doctor-to-be ballerina

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Reading Time: 9 minutes  “I dreamt of being ‘normal’ in all the senses you can imagine”, I wrote about my personal journey as I reflected on leaving the stage and point-shoes behind for a 2nd life. And as Carrie started to talk about the differentiation between ballet world and the normal world, I knew that this was going to be my most emotional […]

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“This job has to be done with passion, and that’s all that matters” – Interview with Erzsébet Forgács film make-up artist

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Reading Time: 7 minutes  I don’t really know many such lively and enthusiastic women as Erzsébet Forgács or as many in her profession call her, Böbe. She wasn’t sure if she should undertake the interview with me, – even though, if anyone, she should be proud of her career. Just highlighting some of the names of the actors and actresses she has worked with, […]

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