As an avid entrepreneur driven by business and innovation, I thoroughly enjoy the process of taking on new projects and nurturing them to completion. A fashion magazine junkie, I made my own clothes throughout high school and college and took courses with a local designer which helped me refine my design aesthetic and served as a great compliment to my coursework in marketing.
As one of the best and brightest drag talents in New York City now, Sutton chatted with me about her start in the New York City drag scene, what seeing Hamilton is actually like (and her top secret project incorporating it into her act) and what she thinks are some of the biggest issues facing the drag community currently.
There is much discussion in nonprofit-land these days about how we measure impact. To that end, how do we leverage the success metric of Sing for Hope Pianos placed in "at-risk" neighborhoods? Over 99% of these beautiful artist-designed pianos emerge not only un-vandalized, but having uplifted spirits on a broad scale.
Wednesday after work I headed down to meet my friend Renée at her job to geocache and then go to Jeepney for my first Kamayan night. She invited me to join her and 10 of her coworkers to "Asian night." Renée is half Filipino and a couple of her coworkers are Filipino as well. But tonight I was an honorary Pinoy!