Karen by Reitas Fraser
CEO of Soka
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Karen by Reitas Fraser, CEO of Soka, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Karen De Freitas is the Creator and Designer of SoKa, a fashion brand that embraces femininity and local culture. SoKa provides ready-to-wear designs through a West Indian lens and works to redefine beauty standards by empowering women to celebrate their heritage. Karen is a technical clothing and textiles instructor at the Kingstown Technical Institute and uses pop culture, traditional fashion, and her experience to inspire students. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design from the Parsons School of Design. Karen is also the Founding Director of Project Pink, a Non profit organization raises funds for Cancer Patients in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada.