Troubled by the lack of diversity in the world of eco-conscious fashion, Priscilla Debar launched online boutique Faubourg as a platform for fellow women of color in the industry.
When Anna Metselitsa immigrated to the U.S. from Belarus, she was poor, but driven to become a fashion designer. After years of struggling and saving, her dream is coming true.
“I want to encourage other creatives to embrace their weirdness and find their personal version of happiness rather than following someone else’s idea of success.”
“I think that entrepreneurship is about creating opportunities for yourself.”
“You are successful when you are in control of your own future.”
“In general, communication is always the challenge. It is not because making it happen is hard. It is because the people I need to communicate with are surrealistically diverse, on the individual level as well as the cultural/social level.”
“It requires constant focus on a continuous journey of dedicated efforts.”
“Success is making a difference by fulfilling my commitment to stand for a cause greater than myself.”