Following Your Dreams As a Mother with Jessica Resendiz

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Jessica Resendiz was born in Queretaro, Mexico and immigrated to United States when she was only 8 months old. In 2011 she graduated from FIDM with a degree in Fashion Product Development. In late 2011 Raggedy Tiff was born, it started as Headpieces and jewelry but throughout the years Raggedy Tiff has been growing and expanding specializing in Apparel ,Accessories, Home Decor, Stationary. All of which is dedicated to Jessica's Mexicana roots, culture and child hood memories.

Brown Girls Rising is a partnership with Nylon Espanol to elevate the conversation of feminist action, leadership, community involvement, and culture

"I feel like every woman is able to do something inspiring." - Jessica Resendiz

In this episode, we chat with Raggedy Tiff Founder,  Jessica Resendiz about discrimination. In this interview, Jessica talks about how she didn’t have to deal with discrimination until recently. She mentions what it’s like for her to raise a daughter now, in Trump Nation.

“I tell my daughter to continue to do what you’re doing in school, keep rising, and make a difference. I have a huge thing for women making a difference.”  

Jessica also talks about how her daughter and fiancee encouraged her to make the jump from her 9 to 5 to her passion project.

“I took the lead, I guess I was brave with the encouragement of my fiancee and daughter! I feel like they believed in me more than I did. They said “I think it’s time.” and ya know, it doesn’t hurt to try?”

Audrey and Yvette talk about their undying love for Selena and how they stumbled into creating the Brown Girls Rising podcast.

“Standing out culturally is something you should be proud of!” - Yvette Montoya

This episode, Brown Girls Rising Episode 11, can be found at or on iTunes.

This episode was recorded in sunny Downtown Los Angeles at Maker City LA.