Victoria Mayer was born in Miami, Florida, to a Cuban father and Moroccan mother, and has lived all over the world, including time in Mexico City, Brazil, and other South American countries. Both of her parents are chefs, and her
In celebration of our 15 years empowering women, we are excited to introduce a retrospective collection of success stories from previous EWI alumnae. One of EWI’s board members, Howie Feinstein, is the contributing writer for this series. Hella Akrout came to the United
In celebration of our 15 years empowering women, we are excited to introduce a retrospective collection of success stories from previous EWI alumnae. One of EWI’s board members, Howie Feinstein, is the contributing writer for this series. Lucrecia followed her dream Lucrecia Santoyo
Despite belonging to a remote part of the world, I never stopped dreaming of exploring the world and believing myself. I started working with a nonprofit organization Sarhad Rural Support Program in Pakistan, in January 2013. SRSP is the largest
Hands are the world’s rudimentary tool. Our hands verify the tangible from the abstract. They exhibit the possibilities of humanity. Maritza Garcia made known this beautiful truth to me; she claims “Your hands can make a miracle, once a piece
Interview with Laura Ramirez Drain, founder of Random Words Marketing. Laura is part of EWI’s Grow My Business (GMB) program in Northern Virginia.
Arianna Sweeney is 29 years old and originally from Bolivia, South America. She moved to the US when she was 15 years old. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond with a degree in Education and Linguistics. Arianna’s relationship
Suha was born and raised in Lebanon. Hospitality and entertainment with food is a tradition and a staple of Arabic and Lebanese culture. Her parents and grandparents have always been enthusiastic about food and her father especially had specialty foods
Sachie Tani is originally from Japan but has been in the U.S for the past 20 years. Last year she made a big move from Vermont to Virginia. “Wooden Pencil Company” is the name of her business, which involves nature inspired artwork online. Her inspiration has been her mum who is also very crafty.
Ujjayini Brawley, founder of Bon Vegan. #Healthy #Local #Vegan Comfort Food providing catering, personal chef & meals on the go in Washington, DC bonveganeats.com