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EP026 with Fabi Reyna (she/her) talks about the tension behind being an artist and a business owner, being scrappy and a CEO. She discusses the importance of playfulness, the inspiration of family and identity, and how she’s getting back to her founding principles.
10:45-: Finding your way back to playful energy
14:47-: The weird, wonderful world of Tiktok.
21:09-: Genuinely listening to what your audience wants and needs.
24:20- Building She Shreds in response to exclusionary music culture.
28:40-: The duality of family. Family is an inspiration, and family is something to heal from.
43:45-: How to be a boss when all you want is to collaborate.
50:58-: The beauty and power of not knowing something and of feeling uncomfortable.
54:11-: The layered story of indigeneity and the importance of internal research.
1:03-: Returning She Shreds to an artist-first community.
1:08-: Recovering the beginner’s mindset.
1:13-: The pride and power of mixed identities.
About Fabi Reyna: Fabi Reyna is a Mexican-born, Texas-raised activist, entrepreneur, and guitarist best recognized as the founder and editor-in-chief of She Shreds Media, a company – and community – dedicated to women & gender non-conforming guitarists and bassists. Fabi started She Shreds the magazine at the tender age of 18 and has since grown the business into an international media entity with a print circulation of over 40k distributed in 28+ countries, and a dedicated digital community of over 120k members.
As a musician, Reyna is the guitarist of Portland-based Cumbia-R&B trio, Sávila, and the frontwoman for Electro-Troipcal duo, Reyna Tropical.
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