Interview with Lauren Carkhuff, Lagoa Swimwear

I was inspired to start Lagoa Swimwear while I was living in Brazil.  I spent two years abroad, traveling to all of the beautiful beaches and lagoas. I’ve always been nervous to leave my belongings unattended on the beach.  On one occasion, I went into the ocean for a minute and upon my return, my money and ID were stolen. I looked everywhere for a bikini with a pocket and came up empty handed, so I decided to come up with a solution.  

Interview with Karolin Troubetzkoy

Karolin Troubetzkoy’s university professor told her that the hospitality industry was a man’s job. Years later she is the Executive Director of Marketing and Operations at two of the top resorts in the world Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain in Saint Lucia. Since 2010 she became the President of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association and has been honored with numerous awards. Learn how she is impacting the Saint Lucia economy, other Caribbean hotels and inspiring other women to follow in her footsteps.