Nice to meet you!
I am Gitanjali, founder of The Confused Mother.
Putting together my experiences and knowledge in multicultural settings and as an Indian living in Germany, I created The Confused Mother.
India -> Germany
In 2014 I moved from India to Germany to start a new chapter of my life after working in the nonprofit sector in different places in India. After my studies in Communications Management and International Relations, I worked with refugees and international women to plan their studies and careers in Germany and prepare their documents in German. I offered young professionals guidance through workshops on values, motivation and communicating with courage. This work continued even while I had other jobs.
My Motherhood journey:
I had a baby during the Covid lockdown, which was very isolating. I wished for more contact with other women who shared my experiences. I wanted to encourage more open and honest conversations about motherhood so in April this year, I started talking to women about becoming mothers, motherhood and all the taboo topics that are related to it. But I wanted to do more. During my maternity leave, I came up with the idea for The Confused Mother.
What People Are Saying:
Gitanjali did an excellent job providing feedback, suggesting additional preparation that I should do before the interview and advising on how to better “sell” myself. She also helped me boost my self-confidence. I nailed the interview!
She has so much international experience and at the same time understands the German job market really well. This is a perfect mix for someone like me who works in an embassy. I felt well taken care of and can highly recommend you!
Working with Gitanjali was an absolute pleasure. At 40 weeks pregnant, she gave a powerful online workshop on values and motivation in the career. Her energy, approach to life and her reflected opinions are an inspiration and comfort to many.
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