Argentinian designer turns fashion into environmental activism

Jesica Pullo Biotico

By Layan Dahhan and Esther Bower Medill Reports BUENOS AIRES — After visiting parts of Argentina that were full of pollution, Jesica Pullo, a designer based in Buenos Aires, decided to combine her passions for fashion and the environment to create Project Biotico, a sustainable fashion company. Pullo uses recyclable materials — like potato chip […]

Local cake business is a one-woman show


By Layan Dahhan Medill Reports Chicago local Dalia Qubbaj has loved being in the kitchen for as long as she can remember. Recreating meals from restaurants and making up new recipes are some of her favorite hobbies. One year ago, she decided to turn her hobby into a business. A self-taught baker, Qubbaj creates elaborate […]