Óscar Hernández, founder of Toribio, speaks about his experience being mentored by Araceli Graham of Cooperativa Shop through the OMINA Mentorships program. Óscar candidly shares the challenges he has had to face while running his own emerging fashion brand, and how he’s hoping to make a difference on the international market.
DE POLVO Y VIENTO
María Fernanda and Ana María Gavilán, founders of De Polvo y Viento, talk about their mentorship with the renowned Colombian jewelry designer Paula Mendoza. In this podcast, the Gavilán twins discuss the outcomes of their OMINA Mentorship program and what their aspirations are for their unique jewelry brand.
We all engage in activities that emit greenhouse gases, but how do we reduce our footprint? Meet Cindy Ureña from Anaconda Carbon – a consultancy agency that focuses on providing green energy and carbon market services – and learn how you can actually become carbon neutral.
If you talk about women’s empowerment in Latin America you will want to talk about Voces Vitales (Vital Voices), the non-profit, non-governmental organization that works with women leaders in the areas of economic empowerment, women’s political participation, and human rights. In this episode, Alexandra Kissling, President of Voces Vitales Costa Rica, talks about how the organization came to support more than 14.000 women worldwide, what this work entails, and what they can do to help you.
The interest in secondhand clothes stores specializing in high-end labels is growing in Latin America. Listen to Mónica Aymerich, founder of Private Closet – the first consignment store in Costa Rica with an exclusive selection of premium brands –explain how consignment stores contribute to a sustainable society.