Women's History Month 2019 Profile: Teresa Villa

Teresa Villa, Nail Technician at ORLY International

How would your peers describe your personality?

Friendly, helpful, motivated, and supportive.

When did you consider yourself a success? How did this make you feel?

I considered it a success when I got married, a month after marriage I got pregnant, and then a year an half later my husband and I purchased a house. All this made me feel like the happiest woman in the world!

What is the biggest challenge you have come across in your career and how did you handle this?

When I was an ambassador and I had to travel frequently for ORLY to educate other nail techs. I handled it by talking and asking questions and taking the chances to do new things .

What do you do to keep yourself motivated and interested in your work?

My husband and I are each other’s support system since we are in the same field.

What are you most proud of?

My son.

What inspired you when you were younger?

My husband is a big inspiration in my life because of his passion for family, work, life. My father inspired me to work hard for what I want. These two people in my life inspire me every day.

What nail color makes you feel most confident?

ORLY Beach Cruiser.

What is a piece of advice you would give to young women?

Never give up on your dreams.