I grew up in an environment where Mexican storytellers were getting recognition, world recognition for their work. Before me, kids didn’t have that to look up to. But growing up, I remember seeing them, seeing their stories, seeing their success … and it almost like shattered that barrier of just not thinking that was a possibility for me.
In addition to directing stories that celebrate diversity both implicitly and explicitly, Carlos is part of Disney’s Creative Inclusion Council, where he helps pave the way for others.
A reimagined tomorrow is a place that generates empathy, that allows people to experience stories that they wouldn’t experience otherwise. And therefore creates a connection to a person, to a community, to a culture that is different from their own, and allows them to see life through a different lens.