Leatrice Bulls is not only a Team USA figure skating alumni with a gold medal under her belt, but she is also paving the way for women of color in the STEM field. We had the opportunity to sit down with Leatrice and hear about her amazing accomplishments and her stance on many issues. Here are the highlights from our interview with Leatrice:
Performance apparel for dancers and skaters – in an array of tones to match all complexions and sizes. “We’re sending the message ‘You DO belong in this sport,’” the founders of Aurora Tights said, winning the top $15K prize in the latest Pitch Dingman competition.
My name is Imani Rickerby, I was a competitive synchronized ice skater for 13 years, and I hated Actionphotos.com. I sound crazy, right? Action photos to a synchro competition are like peanut butter on a PB&J. My action photos at every competition symbolized a reminder to the judges, technical panel, audience, and even my teammates something I tried desperately to hide: A black girl trying to masquerade inside somebody else’s body.