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Hadija Kulaba Coffee Stories

Hadija Kulaba

Hadija Kulaba is a barista originally from Uganda, who currently lives in the United Arab Emirates. We asked her what coffee means to her and what it’s like in her country.   She told us she wanted to share her story to empower women who want to work in the…
Mollie Sprigg
24th March 2022
Natalia Obruch Coffee Stories

Natalia Obruch

From cinema school to coffee mixology: how Natalia Obruch found artistry in coffee? Natalia Obruch has been in coffee since 2008, as a barista trainer, coffee consultant and event manager. When the pandemic hit home in March 2020, she was faced with the biggest challenge of her entire career, as…
Zed Wong
19th March 2022
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Regina Begum

Regina Begum found that it was "not my cup of tea" and left to forge her own path in the Coffee world.  Meet Regina Begum, a Barista from Mumbai, India, whose passion is sampling and creating espressos of the highest quality. Despite the struggles she experienced while growing up in…
Pippa Chatikavanij
23rd July 2021
Neda Mirzadeh Coffee Stories

Neda Mirzadeh

Meet Neda Mirzadeh, an inspiring Iranian Barista and creative Latte artist, who expresses herself through coffee. Neda Mirzadeh While Neda Mirzadeh finds that all aspects of her life have been touched through coffee, she often looks back at the first sip of good coffee as one of the most special…
Nükhet Çubukçular Coffee Stories

Nükhet Çubukçular

Barista, designer, assistant coffee roaster or what we would simply call, an artist. That’s only a few words that can describe Nükhet Çubukçular! Today’s coffee story is dedicated to her because we want to let her personality inspire you as much as it has inspired us. “For me, coffee is…
Vasileia Fanarioti
10th May 2021
Aylin Ölcer Coffee Stories

Aylin Ölcer

She fell in love with her city’s coffee scene. In three years, Aylin Ölcer became the German national barista champion.Aylin’s journey into coffee can be described as sweet serendipity. Fresh out of university in 2016 with a business degree, the Bonn native packed her bags and moved to Berlin to…
Zed Wong
8th February 2021