Latina Fashionista is an organization committed to the advancement of Latinas in the apparel industry by sharing information about education and leadership.
Latina Fashionista was founded by Roseanna Garcia, a Latina employed in the Los Angeles apparel industry. As she worked in management for various apparel manufacturers, she observed inequality in the industry especially with minorities. This inspired Ms. Garcia to share her challenging experiences as well as her successes with those entering the industry.
Roseanna Garcia has over twenty years of experience working in the Los Angeles apparel industry. Her professional experiences took her to Russia, where she worked with a lingerie company and to China to share Latina Fashionista with college students in Zhengzhou. She also conducted research for an L.A. County report on the educational institutions offering apparel programs.
Roseanna holds an MBA in operations management from Ca State Polytechnic University, Pomona, a BA in design from CaState University, Los Angeles and an AA in fashion design from Los Angeles Trade Technical College. www.linkedin.com/pub/roseanna-garcia/6/439/aba