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Originally from Spain. Danced ballet since the age of three and moved to the US to attend Duke University. Moved to NYC to fulfil acting and modelling. Love to travel the world with my dog Lady Pocket.
Ivana, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Model?
My passion is to tell stories that inspire and bring people together. My ultimate goal would be to win an Academy Award and becoming a goodwill ambassador for the UN.
Who is your inspiration in life Ivana? How do you keep inspired?
My mom. She's gorgeous, brave and selfless. I keep inspired by surrounding myself with driven and passionate people.
We all make mistakes Ivana; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Model; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
Always make sure you establish boundaries and expectations before a shoot and don't be afraid to stick to them. You can avoid very uncomfortable situations.
Ivana, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Model, how do you go about prioritizing your clients’ needs?
The work is never about me it's about the client. The more versatile the model, the better. Don't bite more than you can chew and always make sure you can give 200% to every job you take.
Please tell us Ivana, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Model?
Checklists! Always, always, always. And prioritize your health. Our body is our instrument, so we must take care of it.
Ivana, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
If you have a vision make a plan and make sure you have examples of ideas that can back up your vision. If you're passionate about what you're presenting don't be scared to pitch your ideas respectfully.
Ivana, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Model. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
Shooting with my family for my grandmas 83rd birthday. Nothing can compare.
Ivana, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
Every day in acting class. We're not afraid to fail, and that's very exciting. It allows us to push boundaries and explore our limits.
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Model?
Don't try to be like anyone else. You're unique and if you know what you bring to the table others will too.
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Yes! I would love to meet with other models and photographers, and I'm looking to become a brand ambassador.