The Story Exchange, Bere Parra, PamphletYour Name: Bere Parra

Business Name: Pamphlet, a monthly online magazine and blog

Type of Business: Electronic Magazine and Blog

Business Location: Mexico

Reason for starting
I majored in Hispanic Literature, I’m a voracious reader and I live in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where I work mainly on social media management and administrative web support. My lifelong passion? Knowledge. My ultimate dream? To create and edit a magazine which deals with an unlimited variety of topics. The world is so broad and diverse – why can’t magazines be the same way?

How do you define success?
Success is being able to do what you love, with the people that you love, in your own terms, with complete freedom.

Biggest Success
Leaving the corporate environment and becoming my own boss, setting my own rules and starting something from nothing.

What is your top challenge and how have you addressed it?
My top challenge is: raising funds for pamphlet! We are relying on community support and on the new social media platforms in order to fund the first stage of our project and we feel it has been auspicious, so far.

Who is your most important role model?
My mother, absolutely!