CEO and Creative Director – Naja
Catalina is the Founder, CEO, and Creative Director of Naja. She started Naja with the goal of empowering women through lingerie — from the wearer to the garment worker. Catalina is also the founder of Underwear for Hope, a program that trains and employs at-risk single mothers to sew. Catalina’s Co-Founder is none other than Golden Globe winner for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for “Jane The Virgin” Gina Rodriguez.
Prior to Naja Catalina travelled the world for 18 months living with nomads in Mongolia. Before becoming an “entrepreneur” she was an attorney in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Skadden, Arps in New York City. She is a Term Member at The Council of Foreign Relations. Catalina has an MBA from Stanford University and a JD from Boston College. She lives in New York City and Los Angeles, California.