Mickaela is the Founder and Managing Director of Hariri, an organization that uses pineapple leaf fibers, normally burned as a waste bi-product of pineapple harvesting, for textile production. 

These waste fibers have applications in multiple industries including the fashion and automotive industries, and can be used to create products from apparel to car dashboards. This innovation reduces agricultural waste and provides an additional source of income to pineapple growers.