Rocio Angulo
Director of Youth Development and Teen Talk

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Rocio Angulo was born in Lima, Peru and grew up in New York City. From a young age, she found herself surrounded and inspired by many different types of cultures, cuisines, music, art and fashion.

She attended College at The Fashion Institute of Technology and earned a degree in Fashion Business. Rocio also studied art history and design at Polimoda in Florence, Italy. Rocio worked with designers such as DKNY, Ann Taylor, The Limited, Brooks Brothers and finally settled at LI and Fung as a Production Manager.  Her work has allowed her to travel connecting with many different people and cultures. 

 

After working in the fashion industry for 25 years, Rocio was blessed with a daughter, Valentina who is called VIVI by her Bubbie. This new role opened a new chapter and Adventure in Rocio's life with the discovery of working toward societal .

inclusivity.  As a proud Latina, New Yorker, Fashionista, Foodie, Traveler and now teacher to my daughter, Rocio is inspired to help other Young Latinas to achieve their dreams and passions so that they too can find joy and purpose in their everyday lives.