Game Changer Interview: Maristela Rapo

Game Changer Interview: Maristela Rapo

Name of Your Business

Giving the Glam

How Does Your Work Enable You to Connect to and Fulfill Your Life Purpose/Passion?

My work allows me to do what I love and give back to the community.

Who Is Your Ideal Client and Why?

I help dress teens who can not afford to go to their prom.

What Unique Offerings Do You Provide?

We are a 501c3 organization who provide everything new and free… dresses, tuxedos, make-up, hair, nails, shows, accessories, photography, limo to the the prom destination, etc…

Who Was Your Role Model Growing Up? How Did That Person’s Actions Impact You?

Her name is Cida, I worked in her house when I was 14 years old and she took me in and was the most caring person in my life.

Favorite Place to Escape and Refuel?

My home.

Top 3 Ways to Treat Yourself to Self-Care?

Sleep, workout, eat right.

How Do You Express Yourself Creatively?

True fashion.

Last Memorable Book You Read and Why?

The glass castle.

Favorite Movie and Why?

RIO, because after that movie I was so inspired I bought my very own blue and gold macaw a few months later.

“Go to” Quote or Mantra that Grounds You?

My past has given me the gift of giving.

Accomplishment Are You Most Proud of?

Starting a family and my 501c3 non-profit Giving The Glam.

Best Lesson Learned in Life So Far?

Never give up.

Advice to Younger Self?

Never give up.

What Do You Love Best About Yourself (physical trait or personality characteristic) and Why?

My personality because I can adapt in any situation.

Any Advice for Women Considering Joining the SheBreathes Collaborative?

Go for it!

Any Message You Have for Our Community?

Use the gifts that you have to make a difference.

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Exclusive offer for SheBreathes readers:

All of the extra gowns that we have at our showroom we sell at a discounted price and 100% of the profits go to Giving The Glam! Contact Maristela here