Meet the Team: Maria

Maria Angelica Flores is the lovely graphic design intern for Words With Heart. She has designed some awesome stuff, like Words With Heart’s travel journal which will be printed soon! We asked Maria about her role with Words With Heart, her background, and her dreams and ambitions for the future. Thanks for being an inspiring woman Maria!

What is your background/story?

My name is Maria Angelica Flores, I’m 21 years old, born in the Philippines but
raised in Australia. I’ve completed a Design course and will continue to study a
management course in 2015. I’ve completed 3 internships and worked as a
freelance designer for a year now.

What is your role in Words With Heart?

I am Words with Heart Graphics Design Intern. I’ve worked closely with Lauren to
create journal, cards and vouchers. It was great fun to be in a team that inspires
young women.

What made you want to join Words With Heart?

I love self empowerment quotes- I love to smile and just be the best person I can
be everyday. I love the idea of Words With Heart, its more than just stationary, it
does something good which is so real and inspiring. Words With Heart is the type
of project I can see myself contributing to because it aligns with my own desire to
create positive change.

Who is your biggest inspiration?

My biggest inspiration, Miranda Kerr. She is a motivational figure, inspire young
women to accept their inner beauty and encourages a positive lifestyle. Her
books are empowering and enjoyable to read.

Where do you see yourself in the future?

I hope in the future I have a leading career in design- I hope to have published
my own picture book for young children. I hope to be living in an apartment where
I have a home studio to create my own projects.

What are 3 things you are most passionate about?

I am very passionate about design and the creative arts, I love music, and health
and fitness.

Any last words?

I am truly blessed to have worked with Words With Heart. Thank you to the whole
team for your great work and effort. I feel WWH will go a long way and I’ll always
be supporting this organisation.

Author: Lauren Shuttleworth

Founder and Director of Words With Heart. Passionate about conservation, women’s and girls’ education, and really good gelato.