What is the hardest thing about being a woman in 2018? Challenging social expectations. Most of my peers grew up with Disney and Barbies, so we were given a very skewed idea of what we should expect from ourselves and from men especially.
How do you maintain your resiliency in these times? Maintain a strong support system and accept help when needed, try to focus on self-care, keep working towards the goal.
What are some of the influences (people, art, books, songs, movies) you loved growing up that made you realize your power? It wasn’t outside influences so much as the women in my family. The strong, intelligent, loving and fearless women who raised me.
What is the hardest thing about being a woman in 2018? The fact that people are still surprised when women speak up to men.
What is the hardest thing about being a woman in 2018? That woman are still not equal to men and struggle for acknowledgment in todays society, even though woman balance, multitask and juggle in their professional lives as well as their personal lives to achieve success throughout. Woman are as qualified as men if not more so.
What do you feel needs to happen to make sure forward movement is possible? Lifting ALL women by pausing to see that NO ONE is left behind in your wake.
While these posing strategies may seem a little unconventional - they work! It's more than just yelling at someone to "BE THE TIGER" or expecting someone to just make it happen. The best photographs take patience and skill.