S4, E04: Clearing the Space

After leaving an 11-year toxic relationship, Eliana decided to clear all things from her life that no longer served her; including one-sided friendships and a career that brought her no joy. She is sharing her journey to self-love, empowerment and how becoming a plus-sized model has helped her to define her destiny.

About the Guest

Eliana is a dynamic Afro-Latina (Puerto Rican & Dominican) with a big personality &  infectious smile. She is a multi-disciplinary artist with a background in live performance and production. She is an Actor, National Guest-Host, and Filmmaker. Eliana is represented by several agencies in the Midwest and is based out of Minneapolis MN. She has been featured in over thirty commercials/Ads including Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Anytime Fitness and more. She has been the face of local and national Plus Size fashion being featured as an ecomm, online and runway model. Eliana is also an online Plus Size influencer, she’s candid in sharing her journey and spreading her message of resilience, self acceptance/self-love, and body positivity. Currently, she is directing and producing her own short film collection featuring local Minneapolis talent as well as some of her original spoken word and music. In addition to her career Eliana is a Board Member for WISE (Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment) Non- Profit org focused on empowering immigrant women and girls to succeed in leadership, wealth creation and employment development. 

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