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On the subject of whether we should encourage more prospective female designers into the industry, Nat advises women in design to reach out to other women and girls interested in design if they can. She’s personally taken on school students for work experience, not only to engage them at a younger age, but to keep their later career choices open and to not limit them to gender-specific roles.
Nat maintains that women can be apologetic for themselves, whereas successful men have opinions and egos, and aren’t afraid to put them across. She stresses the importance of women being assertive with their opinions.. read more