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Empowerment Series: Latina Entrepreneur, Diamond Expert and Founder Behind Diamond Tales, Constanza Viera Shares her Brilliance with AW
Women who love diamonds can sometimes be labeled materialistic or gold diggers. The perception that women’s admiration for the gem is pure greed is not only presumptuous, but it’s also unfair. The gift of my first gem came on my 19th birthday, the gleam in my eyes had nothing to do with the piece of […]
Empowerment Series: Long Distance Runner, Olympic Qualifier, Founding Member of Angel City Elite, Mexican-American, Sabrina De La Cruz Shares Empowerment Mission
Sabrina De La Cruz was shocked at her observation during the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers Marathon Trials. The absence of diversity was unsettling but she was filled with pride to represent the BIPOC community at the event. A New York Times article in the same year supported the runner’s sighting. It isn’t a well-kept secret that […]
Empowerment Series: Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Melissa & Doug Toys, Author “Lifelines” Shares her Darkness and Light with AW
Melissa Bernstein is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Melissa & Doug, the multimillion-dollar iconic toy company she started with her husband in 2007. She has a successful career, a beautiful home, love in abundance with a marriage of decades. Plenty of people would describe this as life, most dream about. Looking from the […]