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Maria B.

Average rate
$50–250/hour
  • Joined April 2018

Writer, rewriter, researcher, any-mess-sorter, problem-solver, personal buddy, lifestyle architect, dreamer, barista, IP lawyer and mediator

  • Sint-Gillis-Waas, Belgium
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Maria B.
Sint-Gillis-Waas, Belgium

Services

Categories

Copywriting Content Strategy Development Public Relations

Experience

Summary

I started as an IP litigation lawyer, progressed to negotiations, fell in love with mediation, got an MBA degree, became a blogger, launched a personal buddy project (strategy+life coaching+mediation), authored 150+ articles, going into UX design.

Work history

IP Law firm
Senior Associate, Patent and Trademark Attorney
Vlerick Business School
Research Associate, Masterclass Coordinator, In-company project supervisor
freelance
IP Lawyer, Mediator
Prior to 2015 my main focus was on IP dispute resolution (litigation, negotiations, mediation) and IP strategy design. After 2015 shifted my professional focus exclusively to mediation, also integrating its principles in realizing personal projects.

Portfolio

Family Life CEO blog

Created in February 2016, my personal blog Family Life CEO has grown to 1500+ followers and > 50K views from 130+ countries. The blog covers many subjects from lifestyle to finance and from philosophy to practical advice.

personal buddy: wise friend for rent

This project is a powerful mix of strategy, life coaching and mediation, which I conceptualized and launched in the end of 2016. Personal buddy is your sparring-partner, your supporter, your critic,... In other words, your wise friend for rent. 100+ clients from 24 countries.

Education

Accreditations

Vlerick Business School
MBA in International Business
University of Latvia
LLB (Law)

Skills

Languages

French

Limited working proficiency

Latvian

Native or bilingual proficiency

Russian

Native or bilingual proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Dutch

Professional working proficiency

Skills

writing copywriting blogging presentation and slide design brand strategy content creation corporate communications public speaking social media management communications

Tools

Canva Facebook iMovie Instagram LinkedIn Keynote Mailchimp Hootsuite Medium Powerpoint Prezi Trello Wordpress YouTube SlideShare

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Consumer Products Entertainment Kids & Parenting Philanthropy Professional Services

Side projects

Blog Family Life CEO; personal buddy: wise friend for rent - a unique project on the cross-roads between strategy, life coaching and mediation; a non-traditional cheesecake cookbook "it can be easy";.... Smiles, aha-moments, inspiration and positive vibes