Our Team

We bring great people to make your branding experience memorable. Meet our core team, consisting of our director, graphic and interior designer, event planner and public relations specialists, :

“Mariana is a skilled entrepreneur and problem-solver with a clear vision of her objective. Her strong leadership qualities enable her to make lasting relationships with community groups, leaders and individuals.” – Leah Vlemmiks, Art Director, Emily Carr Alumni
“Mariana is creative and clever in her business endeavours. She considers ideas that are new and “outside of the box.” I am always impressed that in every endeavour, she is committed to sharing her profits with charitable causes. She has the heart to bring positive change in all she does.”

– Janet Fierbach, Director of Women’s Heart-Engaging Network
“How beautiful and serene an atmosphere can become when a wonderful and raw group of women come together to form a healing wellness circle.
✨Much Love and Gratitude for Pop Villa’s gatherings. Big shout-out to the team for creating a bountiful space for community and self care!” - Renata Revich
“Mariana (Pop Villa’s creator) was the Manager of Retail Programs & Services of the social enterprise - My Sister’s Closet stores. She increased sales by 300%. She is a professional businesswoman, a creative thinker and an imaginative leader, while resourceful, innovative, dedicated, committed, results-oriented, and passionate about her work. Mariana has great integrity and a high level of ethics.”

– Heidi Baghaian, BWSS Manager of Finance
“Fantastic night of mindful community connection and joyful co-creation!
Rather unusual Saturday night - Tantra Dance at Bata Shoe Museum.
Thank you all amazing souls for participation and Mariana Ribeiro for making this Wellness Expo happen!”

Elena Klymenko - Yoga & Tantra Dance Instructor