Hafzah Zamir on the difficulties of pursuing a career in the creative industry, whilst being surrounded by Asian academic success
Being South Asian, when it came to picking my degree, there was a sense of pressure to say the least.
Coming from a South Asian community, or to be more specific, a Pakistani community, it was difficult when it came to choosing the career path for me.
I remember picking my degree and being torn between a dream and reality (as clichè as that sounds). The dream was that I wanted to be an artist. Since I was a young girl, I had aways been into the creative side of life; from painting, to theatre, to literature, to photography and film-making (to be honest the list…
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