Alexxis Ortiz, is a graphic designer exercising the Feminista practice of testimonio-the purposeful and public sharing of personal and intimate narrative to reveal the complex nature of Borderland identity. Ortiz composes her body of work through contemporary art trends and emerging technologies with striking effectiveness offering viewers aesthetic pleasure lending way to critical consciousness. This body of work “She is Success” involves a continuous series of vividly characterized Illustration posters. Featuring a variety of uniquely successful women, including Ortiz herself, these women are seeking to empower audiences within each others communities by creating a strong social network. This combination of collective illustrations, personal narratives, and interactive QR codes applied to different media encourages audiences into interacting with these successful local women.