Mabyani Dutra is the founder of DaCosta Verde, an eco-conscious fashion brand with the mission to create a healthy relationship between fashion, people, and the planet. Prior to starting her own business, Mabyani honed her business savvy as an International Trade Analyst at a Fortune 500 company in Brazil. Later, Mabyani headed to New York to pursue her passion for fashion where she interned with Stella McCartney. Mabyani is earning a degree in International Trade and Marketing for the Fashion Industries with minors in Economics, Ethics & Sustainability at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Mabyani also advocates towards the protection and restoration of the Amazon Rainforest.