Divorce, business plans and not signing the papers

I lost everything because I did not put my name in any of the official paperwork.

Giselle built an awesome business plan that later she had to let go because she never signed the paperwork. A story about divorce, googled business plans and defeating your own ego.

About the Speaker

Giselle Dominique Mascarenhas-Villarreal
Giselle Dominique Mascarenhas-Villarreal

Public Relations Specialist

Giselle Dominique Mascarenhas-Villarreal is a Texas-born and raised business entrepreneur and public relations guru. Co-owner with her husband of Bold Media / Bold INSTA-tute a #McAllen based Public Relations firm that helps the small and big businesses realize their full potential by executing their visions. She currently serves as President of FemCity the Rio Grande Valley Chapter & Femcity Collective Director, a global women’s business organization that serves over 100 cities across the world that inspires women to build their business through a spirit of collaboration and positivity.


Fuckup Nights is a global movement that helps people break free from the paradigms that limit their lives. Every month we organize events around the world where speakers share the stories behind their professional fuckups, using failure to encourage difficult, vulnerable, and meaningful conversations.

The stories of failed business, commercial relationships that ended sour, the products that had to be removed from the market. We tell everything without filters.