I think inspiration runs in a circular motion so here’s to hoping I can inspire all the incredible gals as much as they all inspire me. Badass Women is a series about capturing that positive energy and spreading it. Wanna help? Read about these cool girls and share their features with the women that inspire you!!
What is your relationship with beauty?
I think beauty is an attitude thing and it depends on each person.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
I try to drink water and then I go to the bathroom and see how my hair "woke-up".
Name 3 things that inspire your art.
The sea, tie dye and the sky.
If you could give advice to yourself as a ten-year-old, what would you say?
Find a few things that you really enjoy, and practice, improve and dedicate more time to that.
What’s something you can’t live without?
My family and friends, and if I need to say something, my camera.
Where did you grow up?
How old are you?
What are you passionate about?
Writing, finding stories, traveling and photography.
Talk about the most challenging thing you’ve overcome, how did you do it?
Coming to study alone to the US. In the beginning it was difficult: another language, being alone, doing my laundry, buying my food, cooking, I did not do many of these things before, or I was not used to doing them. But I made friends very fast, and I started enjoying my free time and traveling alone and the experience allowed me to know myself better.
Coffee or tea?
Tea: Matcha Latte.
What quote inspires you the most?
There is a word in german that I really like, wanderlust. It means a strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world.
What song makes you feel like you can accomplish anything?
Adelante by Naira Ruiz or On Top Of The World by Imagine Dragons.
What advice would you give to a young girl who dreams of studying abroad but it afraid to be far away from home?
Do it. It is an amazing experience, you will grow up a lot, and you will know yourself better. I think that I would not have learned the things that I learned during my exchange at any other time or experience in my life.
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