05.18.13 Truth & Wisdom

Milla Jovovich: The Importance of Education

BY The Conversation Team

Milla Jovovich

Our latest guest, Milla Jovovich, is a model, actress, musician, and fashion designer. In this episode Milla talks about…

What her parents taught her about work ethic and passion.

The importance of education in a woman’s life.

How she teaches her daughter to experience the world.

Our questions for you:

 1) What is your passion? How did you decide it was the right area for you to devote your time and energy? 

2) How has education made a difference in your life?

3) Do you have a parent or role model who taught you work ethic? How does their example influence you? 


Share your answers, thoughts and questions with us in the comments section below. 


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  • I love that Milla seems to do everything! forget picking one interest.. she indulges them all 🙂

  • Siv

    Would love to be able to watch the show in Norway as well, again:)
    Love the show<3

  • Yael L. Berman

    It doesn´t allow me to watch the video in Argentina. 🙁

    • can you try again for me please..trying to find out if this is fixed now ..thank you !

    • anna

      works perfectly now, in Spain 😉 THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Milla Rocks! Loved her since return of the blue lagoon, dazed + confused and of course the fifth element as leeloo. Thanks for this interview Amanda. I love your ability to bring out a womans true essence unlike the contrived talk show circuits.

  • Kelly

    I always knew I had to work for the things I need or wanted because I didn’t grow up in a home where money was available. My parents weren’t the best with their money and were very young when they started having kids. So I definitely think that drove me to work hard because I’ve always needed to work. I don’t think I’m as overly strict with myself or as hard as a worker as many people I know but I still try my best. Not to down talk by parents once again but to be honest I don’t think my parents were good role models, they didn’t really have the tools to teach their kids really anything, everything was accidental or a product of our circumstances. I tend to learn things instinctual and seeing bits of other people I would like to emulate. I do think being over prepared can make someone look like a suck up for lack of a better word. I think it’s good to educated and prepared but to still be your unique self as well.

    Getting an education was always something important to me and to always educate yourself on really anything that would benefit you in anyway or help you grow. I did want to mention that it was really great of you to mention that some young people don’t have a passion or a main passion. I was always one of these people and never really knew what I wanted to do as a career or major in, in college. I’ve always actually envied people who knew what they wanted and didn’t waste time wandering.

  • Olga

    Hi Amanda! Thanks a lot for sharing this interview! It was interesting and useful to learn Mila’s approach to education.

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