Episode #3 - Nicole Does Cool Sh!t
Nicole Rademacher is an experimental documentary filmmaker, a mom, a student, a world traveler, a communications guru and an adoptee. Her career journey has taken her from North Carolina, to Chicago, to Spain, back to North Carolina, to France, to New York, to Chile, and now to Los Angeles. Girl speaks three languages, holds an MFA in Electronic Integrated Arts and is now pursuing a dual Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Art Therapy.
In this episode, we dive into her winding career path, about how to harness your transferable skills and making sure to balance research with taking action. Nicole discusses her experiences navigating postpartum depression as an adoptee, her workshops on belonging and finding your own origin story, and how she advocates for the voice of the adoptee in a narrative saturated by the voices of the adopters.
TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE
FIND YOUR COMMUNITY - If you are going through trauma, depression, a feeling like you don’t belong, find your people. Find your community. Find support. No one should have to go at it alone.