With a background in textiles from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2016) and experience in the artisan field across Latin America, Tatiana serves as the founder and head designer for Zuahaza. Her dedication to natural materials, such as natural dyes and organic fibers, underscores her advocacy for sustainable production methods. Tatiana's Colombian roots have instilled in her a profound appreciation for indigenous craftsmanship, and she cherishes the exchange of knowledge with artisan partners as an integral part of her creative process.
Veelie Alba, a proponent of using business for good, boasts a diverse career as an international educator, sales strategist, and marketing mentor. Her professional journey weaves together interdisciplinary interests in cultures, travel, business, and social impact, exemplified by her experiences with innovative organizations across various industries. As an idealist and visionary with a deep commitment to sustainability and community advancement, Veelie's work embodies her pursuit of a healthier and better world, shaped by her immigrant heritage and a passion for positive change.