When I started working in the princess industry, I was excited to see more women of color playing the princesses of color. But I was heartbroken to find the opposite.
Lina Ramirez: “I want to be able to teach kids that being a princess isn’t just wearing pretty dresses and going to balls and meeting a prince. It’s about responsibility and kindness. My favorite thing to tell little girls is ‘Remember what Cinderella said, “Have courage and be kind.”’ And I think that’s so important.”