About Mensa


Maria Emilia Borja

She is the co-owner, designer and maker at Mushpa y Mensa. She is Mushpa’s partner in crime. She is an amazing artist who masters ideas in minutes and posseses an endless imagination.

She sometimes has too many ideas and not enough time for her two small hands.

-Has worked on diverse campaigns as a community and labor organizer for low-wage and immigrant workers.

-Has extensive knowledge on a variety of creative mediums: sculpture, figure drawing, theater design, sewing and re-purposing creatively.

-Sociologicaly successful at the College of William and Mary, University of Wisconsin and Università di Bologna, Italy.

-Spanish, Italian and French are languages up her sleeve