We had the good fortune of connecting with Maria Velasco and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Maria, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
Here are two important things, I am a hardworking person and I like to exercise. Thinking about the discomfort that sweat causes on my forehead, I said to myself: “How about I design a band that stops that sweat so that it does not fall in my eyes?” In this way OVAWEAR HEADBANDS was born.
Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
Each person is a unique being, I am proud of myself, proud of my husband, proud of my family, we have been supportive of each other. Hard work identifies us, we have managed to overcome many obstacles along the way that we have managed to overcome and move forward, we have learned from those obstacles, we have learned that to reach any goal, no matter how easy or difficult it may seem, we have to fight and not give up. That is why our brand is OVA Overcome Anything.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
First of all, the Church, get there to always give thanks for everything we can have. Then sit on the shore of the beach to listen to the waves of the sea breaking with the sand, there I am sure that we would stay long hours talking about so many years of friendship.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Many people were and are involved in this project, many who believed in my husband and me. People who believed in this project, to them and especially to our children JP and ME, we thank them for everything and we dedicate all our effort to them.