"I am often surprised by the number of questions I get asked which are heavily biased because people have not seen a 5'2" beige Iranian women kick as on set."
"As a child, film and TV could sweep me up and affect me deeply. I wanted to be a part of this magic and feel priviledged that I am now part of it."
"The greatest challenge for me was finding my identity. There's a lot to be said for resilience."
"Don't give up on your dreams and get there by any means necessary. (Yes, it's what I would tell me older self as well)."
"I have been fortunate enough to work with many inpsiring women over the years and have been fortunate to hone my own skills by learning from them."
"I was always inspired by assisting Costume Designers who were mothers. Watching how they could juggle real life with such a demanding job role."
"Mentorship has played a big role in my career. It helped me to find my feet in the Industry and drew attention to me – people took me more seriously."
"Building up a reputation is a long, slow process. Unless you're one of those slick types who never finds an old sock in their trouser leg half way through the day."
"I would advise my younger self to be more fearless! To take risks and not be afraid of unknown outcomes. If you don’t put yourself out there, you’ll never know…"