We had the good fortune of connecting with Katerina Kaouri and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Katerina, can you tell us more about your background and the role it’s played in shaping who you are today?
I am from the little island of Cyprus located in the middle of the Mediterranean sea. I can say without a doubt that this has had one of the biggest impacts on my life. Wherever I go people ask me where I’m from and when I tell them, I’m met with confusion and many questions. I have always felt like I wanted to put Cyprus on the map so that when I tell people where I’m from they know exactly what I’m talking about. I am very proud when I hear someone from my country has achieved success internationally and it is super motivational.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I feel like what sets me apart from others is my perseverance. For the past couple of years I have been finding my own work and creating my own content and that’s how I got to where I am now professionally and as a person. It has definitely had its challenges but it has also taught me extremely useful life lessons. I want the world to know that they should always chase their dreams no matter how scary or unattainable they seem because those who are set apart from the rest are the ones who don’t stop trying and always believe in themselves.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
There are some really magical places in LA that always make my soul happy when I visit them. The first place I would take them to would be the cliffs in Malibu and the Malibu pier. It is absolutely beautiful there! One of my favorite eateries would definitely be Lady Byrd Cafe in Echo Park. They have amazing options for breakfast, lunch and dinner with super tasty vegan options. What’s special about it is that you can sit in your own little socially distanced greenhouse and it’s adorable. For clubs I would highly recommend anything in West Hollywood. I’ve always had the best nights and experiences in that area!
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Andreani Constanti She is also an Actor from Cyprus, living in the USA, with amazing talents and an incredible passion for her work. She is also very hard working and a true inspiration.
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