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fashion design executive

Hilda Josefina Henriquez-Freeman, Cuban fashion design executive. Mentor Spanish coalition, Youth Career Awareness Program, Chicago, 1987. Member Cuban Chamber of Commerce, Cuban Liceo, Illinois Association Trade and Technology Schools, National Association of Female Executives.

Background

Henriquez-Freeman, Hilda Josefina was born on June 18, 1938 in Palmarito de Cauto, Oriente, Cuba. Daughter of Matias and Isabel Beatrice (Freeman) Henriquez. came to the United States, 1960.

Education

Bachelor, Bethune-Cookman College, 1963. Postgraduate, Teachers College, 1966. Postgraduate, Roosevelt University, 1966.

Postgraduate, Northwestern University, 1970. Certified, Northern Illinois University, 1975. Postgraduate, Loop College, 1984.

Career

Modiste/couturier, Fina Modas, Habana, Cuba, 1952-1959; instructor English, Habana Public School, Cuba, 1956-1958; court reporter, Government La Cabana, Habana, Cuba, 1959-1960; language instructor, Fort Lauderdale School District, Florida, 1963-1964; custom design, Freeman's Fashion Atelier, Chicago, 1965-1968; president director, Academy for Fashion Art Design, Chicago, since 1968; head designer, Eur-American Creations, Chicago, 1978-1981; consultant, Freeman's Enterprise, Chicago, since 1982.

Membership

Mentor Spanish coalition, Youth Career Awareness Program, Chicago, 1987. Member Cuban Chamber of Commerce, Cuban Liceo, Illinois Association Trade and Technology Schools, National Association of Female Executives.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, writing, hiking, swimming, traveling.

Connections

father:
Matias Henriquez

mother:
Isabel Beatrice (Freeman) Henriquez