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WHO WE ARE

So you’re wondering who we really are, what we’re about and how we care so much about CV Hustle? We wrote this post to give you that and a bit more background on us and what motivates us individually to do what we do.

MEET DJUDJU, CO-FOUNDER

Djudju, also known as Maria, was born in Fogo, Cape Verde, and moved to Boston at the age of 6 years old, and like many Cape Verdean immigrants, left many family members behind, and lived her life in America, knee-deep in sodade.

With a thirst for learning, she thrived in school, graduating from Boston Latin Academy and went on to attend Harvard University, as one of four Cape Verdean students enrolled at the time. She found her way into tech upon graduation, working at some of the most innovative and fastest growing companies in New York City and Boston. Her other #cvhustles include real estate investing and home design.

Maria Centeio (Djudju) Signature

MEET OUR TEAM

THE RIGHT PEOPLE FOR YOUR PROJECT

DJUDJU

FOUNDER - CHIEF EDITOR

TONY

DESIGN & ENGINEERING

CRISTIAN

DIRECTOR of BRANDING

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MISSION

CV Hustle is a brand that aims to empower and inspire the Cape Verdean people, whose stories are commonly defined by struggle and sacrifice, but who have  thrived and triumphed despite very humble origins. It is where you can find insight and inspiration that supports the drive to succeed that connects us all together. Every Cape Verdean knows there’s a special kind of #cvhustle in all of us.

CV Hustle is an emerging brand and history in the making. It’s a collection of thoughtfully curated and original content that focused on inspiring and connecting Cape Verdeans across the world. A brand to celebrate the country, its culture, and its people, while providing them with the inspiration to change the world around them.