Mateca Arts Encourages The Intersection of Art, Technology And Culture

In a city abounding with artists, art festivals and art opportunities, you may wonder why someone would create yet another art event. But Mateca Arts founder Teresa Otten had no such question when creating Mateca Arts Festival. As a visual artist herself who is concerned for nature and the impact that we have on our environment, she has created an event that brings together university students from Latin America and Canada to express how they feel about our environment and some of the tech-inspired results will make you stop and think twice about how we affect nature. Continue reading


hEr VOLUTION Founder Wins #29DaysofHope Make Over

It’s never easy being a work-from-home entrepreneur, throw single parent duties into the mix along with launching your own nonprofit organization (focused on evening out the gender playing field in STEM industries) and well, let’s just say that things like rest, down time and even sleep become fleeting memories of the past.

This is the reality for hEr VOLUTION’s fearless founder Doina Oncel, who does all of the above, runs her own social media marketing agency and has been through hell and back but lived to tell the tale; all with a big, bright smile on her face. It’s no wonder that Doina was recently chosen as the Winner of 29 Secret’s 29 Days of Hope event and we’re so happy to see her gain the recognition she deserves. Continue reading