It’s great to be a woman because actually, all women are physically acknowledged to be not as tough as men, but psychologically we are tougher than men. So actually, we can do a lot better than them.

At the moment I’m feeling a bit happy, a bit overwhelmed, a bit everything else. I’m a PhD student, so I have lots on my plate. I’m in Canberra because I’m a PhD student. Ten years ago I was doing my Masters in Canberra so now I’m continuing my studies here.

Maintaining my health and wellbeing in Canberra is a lot easier than my home town back in my country because the air is not as polluted and there’s so much space. I really like it here.

The best things about being a woman in Canberra are space and independence. There are many responsibilities too, but I think I can manage that.

My favourite things would be weekends, movies, and culinary hunting.

My perfect day? Any weekend! Any public holidays!


Image created by Nicole Zimmermann as part of Canberra’s You Are Here festival