How my First Retail Job Made Me a CEO Today

Over 10 years ago I arrived in the land of opportunity in search of the American Dream. Due to my language barrier (I grew up speaking Spanish),  communicating was a struggle and connecting with others was hard. Let alone creating a resume. Virtually impossible. At least one thing was clear to me. I wanted to…

Building your Dream while Working a Fulltime Job

Building your dream while working a fulltime job I often wonder how many of us are in a place in our lives, right this minute, where we arrived at after following the path that our society or our family has carved out for us. Your father was a doctor or a lawyer, so it was…

A Letter to My Younger Self

Recently, it was my birthday, and I took the time to reflect on what has happened in my life in the past ten years. A decade ago, I came to New York City with only $200 in my pocket, clueless for what would happen next and no idea of how I was going to make a…

WHY ARE YOU SO AFRAID?

As women, often we are afraid of stepping out of the shadows and letting ourselves shine. Sometimes we are not confident or strong enough to ask for what we deserve and instead continue to let those around us under-appreciated us or hold us back. We know that we are destined for more but are not…