Published on January 15th, 2013 | by thevyne


Vyne Reader Spotlight: Raquel Lachman

raquel Name: Raquel L. Lachman

Twitter Handle: @RockyLach

Hometown: New York City (Born in Jamaica, West Indies)

Roles you play in life: Daughter, Sister, Friend, Mentor and Runner

Education: B.A. in Economics and Spanish, Harvard, M.B.A. in Marketing, Northwestern – Kellogg School of Management

Occupation: Brand Manager w/ experience in Lifestyle Beverages and Consumer Products

3 words that describe you: Passionate, Driven and Resilient

Shuffle your iPhone – what’s the first song that comes up?: “Diva” from Beyonce’s I am…Sasha Fierce (confession: I shuffled more than once)

What are your top three latest obsessions: 1. Sweepstakes Entries, 2. Shopping My Closet (vin-tage!) and 3. Healthy Snacking

What is your favorite travel destination?: Stateside: Bienvenido a Miami. International: Machu Picchu

What beauty product can’t you live without?: Sephora Nano Eyeliner – Midnight Black. I wear it even when I run!

Finish this sentence, “To feel more centered I…”: Pray. Stretch. Run

Who is your celebrity fashion inspiration?: Kerry Washington. I want to be a gladiator in a suit #scandal

What words do you live by?: Expect to Win. I keep these words posted above my laptop as a daily reminder. This impacts my perspective on life, career, relationships and my ability to manage disappointment (good read: Carla Harris “Expect to Win”)

What do you enjoy most about The Vyne? Celebrating phenomenal women of color. I feel connected to The Vyne Community – Readers, Contributors and Entrepreneurs- and realize we have a lot to celebrate

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?: People fall down but winners get up…What’s important is that you get back in the game (TY Bonnie St. John. This advice has stuck with me for the past 10yrs)


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One Response to Vyne Reader Spotlight: Raquel Lachman

  1. Hyacinth says:

    Hey Raquel, this is awesome! You inspire me. Love you

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