(IWD #7) The one who believed in realness

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* International Women’s day series 7/8 *

(Quotes of Rosa)

I believe we should be realistic about what is possibly doable given the circumstances. This morning I had a planning and then I realised: wow expectations can be so far from reality.’

I come from a family where my mum basically finished her studies while having me as a baby. Impressive right? She’s my biggest example as to what to achieve in life. She only started at thirty, so that gives me hope that being thirty is for me just the start.’

I come from a family of anthropologists – So the question of who people are, why they behave the way they behave – has always been an interesting question for me.
Why do people say what they say? Why do they behave the way they do?’

‘I had never planned to be here – coming to Brussels was an accident.’ 

‘My friends here call me the Dutchie on the bike

 

(Rosa works for a Dutch member of the European Parliament and focusses on the transition to clean energy.)

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