Episode 026 – “Fleeing Afghanistan, Falling Asleep Without Gunfire and How To Dream To Achieve” – Award-winning costume designer Zohra Shahalimi joins the podcast to talk about her family’s escape from Afghanistan as the Taliban took power, what it was like adjusting to a new culture and language in Montreal and how no challenge seems to great after escaping a war-torn country. Zohra’s story is incredible and her achievements are fantastic. Her passion for everything she does makes her one incredible human being, always looking to take on a new challenge. She’s a true believer in working hard to show everyone you deserve to be at the top.
Find Zohra’s website here!
Support the show and watch Dawn Rider to see Zohra’s award-winning costumes on Donald Sutherland and Christian Slater!
Check out the film Son Of An Afghan Farmer on which Zohra served as a cultural consultant and costume designer.
Correction: During the interview I mentioned Zohra being a black belt in Karate. She is in fact a brown belt.