Giselle Garcia is a graduating senior at Akins High School and will continue studying at the University of Texas in Austin where she is majoring in International Economics with a concentration in Spanish. Her interest in business began during her teenage years, by working at an early age to help support her family. From this experience, she learned the value of hard work, efficiency, and communication. In the future, she hopes to become a successful entrepreneur and make her family proud. Giselle’s interests include health and fitness, learning, staying positive, and making a difference.
Giselle recently won the city-wide Superstars entrepreneurship and business plan competition which is sponsored the by Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Members of the Southwest Angel Network had the pleasure of mentoring both Giselle and her Akins classmates as they prepared to compete against teams from other Austin high schools.