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Designer Brandon Maxwell on Lady Gaga, being a mentor, and becoming a leader

The Council of Fashion Designers of America member has had a whirlwind couple of years, from dressing Michelle Obama, to designing Lady Gaga’s show-stopping turn at 2019's Met Gala, to his role as a judge on the hit show Project Runway. Photo credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images / ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images / Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
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2 Latinx trailblazers on overcoming obstacles and finding your superpower

The Pew Research Center found that the U.S. Hispanic population in 2020 accounted for 51% of the entire U.S. population growth that year. Despite the stats, Black and Hispanic workers are the most underrepresented in the highest-paying and most influential positions and overrepresented in roles such as assistants and laborers. It comes as no surprise that the number of Latinx-owned businesses are booming as entrepreneurs are starting their own ventures. Host Chris Denson speaks with Christine De La Rosa, CEO and cofounder of The People’s Ecosystem, and Emmy award-winning journalist and president at The Futuro Media Group Maria Hinojosa to discuss their journeys.

2 Latinx trailblazers on overcoming obstacles and finding your superpower
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