Please give a big round of bzzz to our new community ambassador, Zabrina Mercado. Newburgh-bred Zabrina is a “caregiver in many ways,” and she’ll be a friendly, caring presence at our Newburgh hive.

I’m a(n)…

multi-entrepreneur, single mom, community advocate.

I’m passionate about…

creating a safe and comfortable atmosphere for everyone I interact with.

Briefly describe your work.

I am building a podcast for BIPOC to safely express their experiences on the journey to success.

I educate people on the importance of using clean cosmetic products.

I am a caregiver in many ways.

What do you love about what you do?

I love that I am always finding new ways to help other or learn for others.

How did you start (your work)?

I always dive into what I think excites me in the moment.

Where do you see your work going in the next year… five?

I see my podcast being used as a resource for the next generation to help navigate through life. And I see me opening and creating more safe spaces for BIPOC.

What do you like best about BEAHIVE?

The safe, creative, comfortable environment.

What’s your favorite thing about the local community?

I grew up in Newburgh and have always seen the beauty is holds and the potential it has to thrive.

Join BEAHIVE’s Community Ambassador Program. In exchange for your help, we’ll support you with membership, resources and meaningful connections.


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