Lindsay Lauckner – MEXICO

Melly Barajas Ca?rdenas, the ‘Queen of Tequila’, has built a distillery business with a workforce made up almost entirely of women.
Raza Azteca was the first distillery that Barajas opened in the state of Jalisco. Being a woman in the tequila industry means a lot of hard work. “It’s a male-dominated world. When I started, people would say to me, ‘A woman in this industry? You won’t make it’”.

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