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THE HALL OF INSPIRATORS

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MULTIDIMENSIONAL REFLECTIONS & PERSPECTIVES

Inspirators are representatives of the GOERLZCLUB, established creative female entrepreneurs or active women and specialists in some sectors or spheres, e.g. fashion, travel, sustainability, politics, architecture, music, art, spirituality, communication and technology. They inspire with any contribution, they reflect and show their perspectives on life, challenges and business. (Their contribution is marked in the newsletter with the star. More to come...all in alphabetical order)

AkkeAimaq Pola

AKKE AIMAQ

Interior & Fashion Accessory Designer

What are you doing?

AKKESOIR, the world of AKKESOIR

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?
I make bags, from clutch to maxi tote, I create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and I share the love for craft and intrepid spirit.

What drives you in life?
The eternal flame of life

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Collective conciousness, Yoga




BonniePola2

ALEKSANDRA SKWARC | BONNIE

Whats your job?
CEO Musique Couture, music consultant & dj

Please describe your work:
Musique couture develops customized and holistic music concepts for strengthening corporate identity. 

What are your main values to live by?
Love, Love, Love

What are your words to live by?
"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous." Coco Chanel

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Go Vegan!




AndreaBauerPolakl

ANDREA BAUER

Whats your job?
Innovation & strategic consultant

Whats your company?
Digital Surgeries

Please describe your work in 3 words or sentences:
I am creating and realizing digital strategies and services for companies and love to start discussions about current movements in tech, digital media, science and art with remarkable people.

Please describe yourself in 3 words or sentences:
Technocrat, transhumanist, ephemerist 

What are your special skills?
Make clear what’s unclear.

What are your words to live by?
Live, love, laugh




AndreaKolbPola

ANDREA KOLB

What´s your job?
Social Entrepreneur & Storyteller

What are you doing?
ABURY, Ana Yela, TEDx Marrakesh

What are your favorites passions?
Eating, Travelling, Exploring Cultures, Smiling

What are your biggest challenges?
Cut on work, calm the mind

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Smile, be mindful




Emma MagnussonPola

ÁSLAUG EMMA MAGNUSSON

What are you doing?
PR & Cultural Consultant

In what are you specialized in?
PR Consulting, Theatre Research, Performance Art, Fashion, Bar & Cocktail Culture

Please describe your work in 3 sentences:
In my work I create and communicate values and themes to recipients like journalists and opinion leaders. To combine creativity with strategy is the most interesting and challenging part of it. I feel happy if I achieve memorable results, because I give a lot of passion in achieving my vision of each project.

What are your main values to live by?
Love your family and appreciate the happiness you share with your friends, enjoy every moment, live consciously, be honest and reliable.




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BETTINA HOMANN

My job / company is
Editor at Zitty Magazin and freelance writer.

Please describe your work in min. 3 words
Concept, research and edit zitty Magazines Special Editions like „Brandenburg“, „Essen Gehen“, „Modebuch“. 

What are your special skills?
Recognizing Structures, patterns, insights in the constant stream of impressions and events and finding the right words to communicate them. 

What are your challenges in life/business?
Cope with fear and timidity

How do you speed down, relax?
Yoga, Meditation, Reading

What are your favourite passions/loves ?
Never ending thirst for knowledge, beauty and wonder

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Trying to understand others, respect them and cause as little pain a possible

What are your words to live by (Mission/Slogan/Lebensphilosophie)?
As everything, the words are changing. These days I use the words: „I am awake, I am aware, I take every perception as a messenger that guides me home to my ture beeing“ to keep reminding me.

What´s a crazy dream you have?
Living barefoot

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Be friendly and smile to strangers




BeyzaOezler Pola

BEYZA NOUR ÖZLER

What´s your job?
Marketing Expert & Yogateacher

What are you doing?
LA LIP, CENTEAU

In what are you specialized in?
Sufi meditation & breathing techniques, Hatha-Yoga

What are your main values to live by?
Love, Respect, Compassion

What are your words to live by?
"And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth: "You owe me."
Look what happens with love like that. It lights up the sky.”
Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi




EvaKaczor Pola3

EVA KACZOR

What´s your job?
Artpublisher & Yogateacher

What are you doing?
I am the publisher and editor-of-chief of ARTberlin, the online magazine that portrays the mover and shakers of Berlin’s art scene and works as guide through the art metropolis Berlin.
As a passionate yoga teacher I support my students to find their flow and inner grace in life.

What are your words to live by?
May you become in practice all that you are in potential

Do you have any practical solution to make the world a better place?
Start every encounter with a truely smile




GillianWiechertPola

GILLIAN WIECHERT

What´s our job?
Casting Director and Artbuyer

In what are you specialized in?
Photography

Please describe your work in 3 sentences:
I do castings and book the creative teams for several magazines, campaigns and sometimes shows. Coming from Vogue Germany, I am nowadays working on projects such as Zeit Magazine, Strenesse, Closed, Wunderkind.

What are your main values to live by?
Paying more attention, composure, love.

What are your biggest challenges?
Paying more attention, composure, love.




HeikeSuermannPola

HEIKE SUERMANN

more infos coming soon!




IlhemKhodja Pola

ILHEM KHODJA

What are you doing?
I am Singer

How would you describe yourself in 3 sentences?
Being a singer isn´t only a job, it is the essence of my life, influencing all choices and decisions I've made. Soul and Jazz are my main focus, but the process of evolution as an artist, a musician and in my music is maybe the most exciting part as it always copes with my own personal evolution as a woman. Sharing emotions is the point of music and mine when on stage always trying to reach the moment to connect with the souls.

What are your main values to live by?
Freedom of mind is to be truely honest, respectful, not judgemental to yourself and others. Generousity which starts with sharing even a smile or a hug and could save the world in a christmas fairytale ;)
Patience and total tolerance, the aim.




IngridPola

INGRID KRITSCHER

What´s your job?
creative consultant & fashiondesigner

more coming soon...




IsabelDziobekPola

ISABEL DZIOBEK

What´s your job?
Scientist in social neuroscience/Psychotherapist

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?
I am conducting studies at Freie Universität Berlin on empathy and the way we understand other people’s minds, which is referred to as „social cognition“. I also seek to understand the role of the brain in those processes by means of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). In addition, I work in clinical and research contexts with people with personality disorders and autism, that show impairments in social cognition.

What drives you in life?
Curiosity, love, friendship

How do you speed down?
Sauna, Mindfullness meditation

What are your favourite passions/loves?
My kids

What means luxury to you?
Having 3 hours for myself, enjoying a massage




JasminGeratPola

JASMIN GERAT

What´s your job? 
I am an actress

Please describe your work in 3 words or sentences:
Never ending adventure.

How do you speed up or what drives/kicks you in life?
LOVE

How do you speed down, relax?
Silence, laughing and tons of sleep

What are your favourite passions/loves?
My family&friends, the laughter of my daughter, fresh food, the sun&ocean

What crazy dream do you have?
No war anymore, food, water and love for EVERYBODY!

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Get your ass up and start with yourself 




JasminWiethegerPola

JASMIN WIETHEGER

What are you doing?
Student (Psychology), Assistant, Traveler

What are your challenges?
Timeliness, leaving the past behind

What are your favourite passions?
The ocean and the marine breeze, classical music and hip hop, black humor, ballett, books, travel, cycling.

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Sense of humor and positive energy/drive




JenniferHofmann Pola

JENNIFER NAOMI-HOFMANN

What are you doing?
Creative writer, editor, translator (English)

Please describe yourself in min. 3 words:
Meticulous, homeless at heart, and compassionate to a fault

What are your challenges in life/business?
Keeping a soft and open heart is a worthwhile challenge. Making friends with my inner critic is also quite a trip.   

How do you speed up or what drives/kicks you in life?
For a lack of external motivators, getting to the bottom of things seems to be my main motivation. Seeing things as they really are (or trying to) is pretty rewarding. That sounds abstract because it is. 

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Don’t solidify into who you think you are, don’t ever blame anyone but yourself for your shortcomings, and don’t forget to floss.

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Teaching people to get to know and understand themselves intimately would be a good start. But that doesn’t seem to be very practical. 




JuliaManzkePola

JULIA MANZKE

What's your job?
Digital Communication Manager

Please describe your work in min. 3 sentences:
After ten years in music and media Tohuwabohu I now support clients in the sustainability-and health-sector to communicate with their target group. It´s all about finding the story, the tone of voice, the campaign, the digital multiplicators, the channels. 

Please describe yourself in min. 3 words:
I am always between „I just wanna dance here“ and „Let’s go out and change the world – now“. 

How do you speed down, relax?
By watching Loriot or scroll down nice tumblr blogs while I am having a glass of ginger cat, the best organic liquour in the world.

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Eat, think, love, read, think, write and raise your voice. 

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
When you can do things to make the world better: just do it. Go veggie, Buy less, buy good, buy cruelty free cosmetics, buy organic and fair trade, boycot any kind of bad companies, don’t vote for partys who promote injustice, have your money at a good bank, create good businesses. Give your loved ones the time and attention they deserve. Smile at people in the service industry. They are doing a tough job.




KatiGrotemeyerPola2

KATI GROTEMEYER

What´s your job?
PR Manager & Yogateacher

What´s your company and what are you doing?
seasons;  PR and sales

Please describe your work in 3 sentences:
Taking care that people can find pretty cloths in shops and magazines. Some of the pretty cloths also come from an organic, sustainable or fair trade backround.

What are your main values to live by?
I think Patanjali has written it perfectly in his Yoga Sutras – Yama and Niyama. You/ youself and you/ the word. Trying to keep that in my heart.

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
Start in your own house




Maja Gopel Pola2

MAJA GOEPEL

What are you doing?
Dr. & Sustainable Development Law and Practice

In what are you specialized in:
Global Political Economy, Sustainable Development Law and Practice, Transformation Studies, Ecological Economics, Rights of Future Generations, Communication.

Please describe your work in 3 sentences:
Dreaming of a future where vibrant communities flourish embedded in rampant natural diversity I am working to identify the drivers of unsustainable development and tackle intertia to change. Combining acadmia with activism.

What are your words to live by?
Balancing the pessimism of the intellect with the optimism of the will and the warmth of the heart.




MarionKingPola

MARION KING

What are you doing?
Consultant

Whats your job?
Consulting and Change Management for Organizational Development and Human Resources

Please describe your work in min. 3 words or sentences:
Support people and organizations to better and easier work and cooperate - especially in this digital age and world.

What are your special skills?
I think I am good at understanding complex situations very fast, seeing opportunities and especially at supporting people to unfold and develop their potential.

What are your favourite passions/loves? 
Books! And cars...

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Respect other people's life, experiences and opinions, embrace what's there. And: think ahead before you do!




MirianLamberthPola

MIRIAN LAMBERTH

What are you doing?
Creative and Yogi 

In what are you specialized in?
Motherhood, Friendship and Love

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?
Coming from a vast carrier in fashion I decided 5 years ago to move from the loud and fast outer world towards a (sometimes) slower more quiet inner world. During this journey I became a Yoga teacher-therapist, worked with stage 3 cancer patients and became a scholar of death and dying. While I still need to attend a worldly Job to take care of my worldly needs I came to realize that every work is connected by empathy and compassion and that all there is, is from God.




Natascha Schwarz Weiss

NASH NOPPER

What´s your job?
Promotion Manager

Whats your company?
DefNash Entertainment

How would you describe your work in 3 words?
Music, Press, Online

How would you describe yourself with 3 words?
Noisy, funny, tattooed

What are your special skills?
Very organized

How do you speed down?
Go for a walk with my dog

What means luxury to you?
The freedom to do and be what I want

 




Paula HannemannPola

PAULA HANNEMANN

What are you doing?
Online Mobiliser to do GOOD

What´s your job?
Deutschlandchefin/Countrymanager von Change.org

Please describe your work in 3 sentences:
Techy, Nailpolishy, Generalisty

What are your main values to live by?
That’s life, honey.




RomyUebelPola

ROMY UEBEL

In what are you specialized in?
Texting, editing, journalism, translation, brand consulting, feeling the vibe

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?
I’ve been working as a freelancer for almost ten years and mainly it wasn’t just my education and skills that made me independent and successful. It was the great people I met on my way, during travels, workshops or even parties. I trust in my feeling for situations and people, I believe in networks and the fact that the earth is round – so watch out who you´re shooting your arrows at.

What are your main values to live by?
Perfection is nothing, failure is human, try to be the best person possible everyday

What are your favorites passions?
Good food, sleep, nature, singing.

What are/were your biggest challenges?
Make peace with the past, structuring my day, dealing with too little sleep.

What drives you in life?
The love for my son Emil.




sandrinePola

SANDRINE MITTELSTÄDT

Whar are you doing?
Iam an Actress, Speaker & Singer

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?
I work as an actress for Film, TV & Theater. On a regular basis I'm working with my voice for film dubbing, audio plays, documentaries and commercials, as station voice or singer. Also I enjoy my readings of the children books “Mumpelmonster“, using several cartoon voices.  

How do you speed down?
Yoga, Sauna, walking through the Forrest, daydreaming, dancing at home alone, full body red wine and dark chocolate 90%

Do you have any practical solution to make the world a better place?
Give a dedicated smile every day, hold the door open for the next, take time for old or needy people, call your family more often, avoid using plastic and coffee-to-go cups, take the bike, listen more than you speak, be empathic and understanding and watch your words. 




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SERAP KARA

What are you doing?
Senior Advisor at earthbeatfoundation

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?

I am dealing with resources especially gold at the interface of economy, ecology and jewellery. In mission of earthbeat I am raising awareness that gold can be sourced ethically and responsibly.

How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
curious – deep – fast

What are your challenges?
To stay focussed in rapid movement.

What are your favourite passions/loves?
The Art of healing & shamanism

What are your words to live by?
Life is precious.




StephJaksch Pola

STEPH JAKSCH

What are you doing?
Selfemployed Yogateacher

How would you describe your work in 3 sentences?
Doing what you love is doing what you do at best. So my goal is to make people happy and I am trying to do that in teaching Yoga and in creating Events. I like to work with people.

What are your favorites passions?
Yoga, Wine, Cashmere, Good Company, Nature-especially the beach and the ocean.

What are your biggest challenges?
Time management, e-mails, keeping the energy high.

 




UshaRaniPola

USHA RANI

What´s your job?
I am an Actress

Please describe yourself in min. 3 words or sentences:
passionate, curious and always eager to learn more

What are your challenges in life/business?
Well, the biggest challenge is working in the German film industry, which is a very white business. So it’s hard to find your place as a brown-skinned woman here.

What are your favourite passions/loves?
Food, film, travel

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Honesty and Love.

What are your words to live by?
It’s all about timing.

What´s a crazy dream you have?
I’d like to have an underwater tour in a submarine with James Cameron.

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
If everyone would switch off their ego and see the unity, the world would definitely be a better place.




Uta Muhleis Pola

UTA MUEHLEIS

What are you doing?
sustainability starts now at reset.to

more coming soon...




VanessaWeissPola

VANESSA WEISS

My job / company is:
Innovation Design/ Research at PCH Berlin-Los Angeles GmbH

Please describe your work in min. 3 words or sentences:
I work as a scientific research analyst in the field of dynamic back- & foresight. I analyze how the world is going to change, translate the impact on the client’s situation and develop meaningful & tangible solution to help them stay relevant tomorrow.

What are your special skills?
Diving deep into topics, empathizing with patterns, decoding their impact and making it clear.

How do you speed down, relax?
Yoga. Meditation. Nature.

What are your favourite passions/loves?
Dancing. Traveling. Deep encounters. Good films. Smiles & Love.

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Try to do everything you do mindfully, dedicate attention & smiles and do it - all or nothing.

What means femininity to you? 
Passion. Intuitiveness. Empathy. Warmth.




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YASMINE ORTH

Initiator, Connector, Curator & Storyteller

Whats your job / company?
Founder GOERLZCLUB, CREATIVE CONNECTORS & CHÂTEAU FOU

Please describe your work in 3 words:
connecting, storytelling, hosting 

Please describe yourself in 3 words:
curious, freeminded, intense

What are your special skills?
Being intuitive, compassionate, autodidactive, active. Solving challenges.

What are your challenges / weak points?
Too many ideas, time management, missing focus sometimes

What drives you in life?
Freedom, driving cars, electronic music, passionate sexuality, fresh air on the water/mountain, touching encounters, creative impulses during Yoga, being a mother

How do you speed down?
Being on islands, yoga/meditation, steam bath, being a mother

What are your favourite passions?
Putting creative ideas into reality, following my intuition 

What are your main values/attitudes to live by?
Straightforwardness, leaving your conventions & routines, learning to love yourself is the greatest love (and challenge) of all.

What are your words to live by?
Just do it.

Do you have any practical solutions to make the world a better place?
The GOERLZCLUB ;)

Photo: Claudia Casagrande