Rosario Dawson is a trailblazer whose career spans two decades and multiple industries. She currently stars in the limited series Dopesick, now streaming on Hulu. Among her previous works, The Mandalorian, Sin City, and Rent are merely a few of the highlights. She’s a formidable businesswoman and an esteemed social activist who co-founded Voto Latino, a non-profit organization that has revolutionized voting access for LatinX and for which she also serves as chairwoman. She’s the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award given by Barack Obama in 2011, for her valuable contributions to the community.
In 2013, Rosario co-founded Studio One Eighty Nine with Abrima Erwiah. S189 is an artisan produced fashion lifestyle brand and social enterprise. Studio 189 is made in Africa and focuses on empowerment, creating jobs and supporting education and skills training and partners with organizations such as the United Nations ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative and the NYU Stern School of Business.
In 2020, Studio 189 won the prestigious CFDA Lexus Fashion Initiative for Sustainability.