MEET THE BARISTA
Mariana Konsolos, born in Montevideo, Uruguay, grew up in a family of entrepreneurs. Being surrounded by those who pursued their own passions and led their own successful businesses, sparked and subsequently fueled the entrepreneurial fire deep inside of her.
In this roller-coaster tale of overcoming obstacles and pursuing happiness, successful international serial entrepreneur, Mariana Konsolos, shares a story that will inspire and captivate entrepreneurs and others who seek to follow their passions. It is an inspirational story of bouncing back after a failed marriage, raising her daughter alone and opening several companies to uprooting her life in order to move from Uruguay to Canada to be with her true love.
Retiring at the early age of 48 after successfully selling her fashion accessories company in Canada, she journeyed to Barcelona to write a book of her memoirs. With an incredible amount of heart, a healthy dose of soul, and a huge scoop of passion, she released her incredible book to the world “Say YES, Ask questions later”.
Mariana continues to inspire immigrants, new entrepreneurs, seniors and the general public through her workshops and public speaking events. She was nominated for several awards throughout the years and has inspired thousands of women from all different cultures and walks of life, all around the world.
Her dream is to continue empowering women to live FREE while remaining true to themselves and loyal to their values.
Her favourite quotes are
“Talk doesn’t cook rice”
“Execution is the name of the game”
“Melons settle in the cart when the cart is in movement”
’Don’t complain, Solve it!”