Maria Bueno joined CWE in June 2023. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising Management. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Maria has an innate entrepreneurial spirit. She proudly embarked a lash & brow business partnership with her cousin, aiming to empower women through their beauty venture. Prior to joining CWE, Maria honed her skills in the fashion industry, as Merchandise Allocation Analyst, which allowed her to maximize profits by analyzing inventory risks, opportunities, and implemented strategies for well-known retail chains. Furthermore, Maria’s passion for travel, and wanting to engage in purposeful endeavors internationally, led her to pursue Cambridge certifications and become a certified ESL teacher, and eventually moved to China, where she found fulfillment in teaching English as second language.