Jennifer Snyder: From Landscape Architect to Fashion Designer – how one Sacramento woman discarded the career advice of others to become her own boss.
Amal Iqbal has years of experience with struggling to understand how work plays into her identity as a Muslim-American woman, and challenging cultural expectations when necessary.
This experience informed her decision to launch her own business that incorporates fashion, interior and graphic design into one shop.
Iqbal runs Studio FIG out of a small space in downtown Sacramento and, according to her, it’s everything she hoped it would be. However…