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Zsuzsa Berkovits-Branfman: Author and Journalist. Formerly Senior Writer for Elle Magazine Hungary. Contributing writer for The Pacific Coast Business Times,  the Santa Barbara News-Press and Santa Barbara community publications. Currently writing her first novel, a family memoir, and producing “memory” & “legacy” books for individuals, families, companies, and nonprofits. Divides her time between the U.S. and Hungary with her American husband, the writer Fred Branfman.

 

Writer & Journalist

Posted: July 28th, 2011

WELCOME!
I am a professional writer, international journalist, non-profit communications specialist, and bilingual (Hungarian to English) translator with a penchant for challenging the status quo. I am an out-of-the-box thinker, doer, writer, and communicator.  My sometimes outlandish ideas and creative approach tend to jolt clients out of their accustomed ways, but that is exactly why they hire me. Read the rest of this entry »

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We’re Not Here to Make Revolution (AmCham.hu)

Posted: July 28th, 2011

Diversity Matters
“We’re Not Here to Make Revolution, This is Our Company Culture” (AmCham HUNGARY, July 28, 2011)
By Zsuzsa Béres
While reporting on Hungarian women for a decade now, I have found that no issue causes more pain than discrimination and exclusion in the workplace. The U.S.-based company Morgan Stanley has been a leader in promoting workplace diversity here in Hungary, and we sat down with its Managing Director, Marybeth Cagney,* and Human Resources Director, Eva Bresztyenszky to understand how the company Read the rest of this entry »

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Memory & Legacy Books

Posted: April 1st, 2011

Tell Your Own Personal Story
Commemorate your life’s topsy-turvy adventures
Leave a written legacy for your children, grandchildren & future generations
Verba volant scripta manent - ”Spoken words fly away, written words remain” Read the rest of this entry »

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“I Don’t Have to Be Perfect” – An Exclusive Interview With Jane Fonda (Elle Hungary)

Posted: March 9th, 2011

An Exclusive Interview with Jane Fonda
“I Don’t Have to be Perfect”
(An abridged version of this interview was published in the October 2005 issue of Elle Hungary, in conjunction with the publication of Jane Fonda’s memoir, My Life so Far.)
ELLE: Who are you today, and how are you today in your “Third Act?”
JANE FONDA: Well, I can honestly say that I’m a happier person today at 67 than I was when I was younger. And I think it’s because Read the rest of this entry »

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Barbarella’s Wrinkles – Jane Fonda’s Encore (Elle Hungary)

Posted: March 9th, 2011

ELLE EXCLUSIVE
Barbarella’s Wrinkles – Jane Fonda Encore
(Elle Hungary, October 2005)
Who hasn’t heard of Barbarella, the erotic sci-fi classic of the late-Sixties, with sex kitten Jane Fonda in the lead? If she knew then what she knows now at 67, the star actress would not have played this role to please her then Read the rest of this entry »

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Dare I have a Dream? Dare I have Twenty-three? (Elle Hungary)

Posted: March 8th, 2011

Dare I have a Dream? Dare I have Twenty-Three? (Elle Hungary, November 2007)
Let’s face it. A knight in bright shining armor has been the stuff of young women‘s erstwhile  dreams since time immemorial. And some of us may actually land a latter-day Prince Charming and ride off into the sunset with him on his Mercedes-Benz convertible. But for those of us lesser mortals

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Live Your Life, You’re Empowered! (Elle Hungary)

Posted: March 8th, 2011

Women on the path
Live Your Life, You’re Empowered!
A Life Coach can help you kindle the fire within
(Published in Elle Hungary, July 2009)
Do you feel you want more out of life? Do you feel you could accomplish more than you already have? Are you facing a challenging decision, or is your life in crisis? Do you seek greater happyness, but don’t know where to start? No longer the luxury perk of Hollywood’s Read the rest of this entry »

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Power Woman Coaching!

Posted: March 7th, 2011

Welcome!
First Elle (Hungary’s) Power Woman feature series, then  the Elle Power Woman Salon, and now Power Woman Coaching with Zsuzsa Berkovits-Branfman! Inspired by the written word, uplifted by coming together as a community of women, I  would now like to accompany you on a part of your life’s journey as your Life Coach!. The goal of Power Woman Coaching – like that of my Power Woman series – is to inspire us to dream, to allow ourselves to imagine and want the best possible life for ourselves ,and to actually go for it!  Power Woman Coaching means that whether or not we realize it, we’re all already empowered. The Life Coach’s job is to  help you kindle the fire within! For more information and for a free preliminary consultation, please send me a message at zsuzsa at zsuzsamustwrite dot com. Sharing what I have learned on my own path to empowerment with other women is a core value that imbues everything I do. As a leader of women’s projects, international journalist, mentor, and now Life Coach, I would like to support you, in a novel capacity,  in creating your own unique best lives!

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Biography

Posted: February 7th, 2011

Zsuzsa Berkovits-Branfman Biography

Bilingual/Tricultural Professional Writer | Editor | International Journalist | Communications | Nonprofit Public Relations Specialist | Web Content Developer | Online/Offline Community-Building| Project Manager | Consultant Read the rest of this entry »

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Contact

Posted: January 23rd, 2011

zsuzsa.beres (at)gmail.com

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