Ivana (she/her) is a first-generation Chinese-Peruvian American who believes that, collectively, we have the power to make the world a brighter and more equitable place for all. She writes to share the diverse experiences that have brilliantly colored the lenses through which she sees the world. Ivana spent the last near-decade of her career at Google helping companies through brand and growth consulting. She now resides in Toronto, where she is building a company at the intersection of environmental sustainability and tech. She is also an avid proponent for accessible mentorship and education, currently serving as the co-chairman of Education Through Music’s development board. In her spare time, Ivana enjoys investing in early-stage companies, brewing kombucha at home and training as a pilates instructor.