Ana Maes, co-founder of Our Story BridalLara Alcantara

When Lulu Curiel and Ana Luisa Maes enrolled to study engineering at Boston University, they didn’t realize that they would also be signing up for a now 18 year peer mentorship relationship.,Both Curiel and Maes have been intentional in using their relationship as a compass as they built their own businesses.,“We have [our peer mentorship relationship] work because we are committed to helping each other.”,Now, Curiel and Maes hope to encourage other Latinas to embrace peer mentorship and lean on their communities while they work to build their own careers.,Vivian Nunez: What advice do you have for other Latinas who are looking for mentorship or turning to their friends for guidance? read more