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Demystifying tech interviewing Latinx leaders all over the world to get their perspective, encouragement and insights. The Latinx community is an ensemble of unique identities and backgrounds, and we love when we come together with our rich diversity of cultures, beliefs, and perspectives.

Apr 6, 2021

We talked with Lita & Destiny about how they run a business with a mission to empower women and children around the world through the power of intentional play, and more details about their entrepreneurship journey creating ethical and fair trade products. 

 

Lita Barreda has spent her entire career in the garment industry, pulling inspiration from the places she was raised including Peru, Ecuador & Venezuela. She studied Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). After falling in love with California, Lita stayed in the United States to design clothing and fashion accessories for major retailers. 

 

Destiny Conner is a social impact entrepreneur at heart. As a first generation Peruvian, Destiny also studied at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and started her career designing bridal accessories before her entrepreneurial spirit kicked in.

 

Additional Reading Mentioned in the Interview: https://bit.ly/3fJktYr 

 

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