Founders RaQuel Sanchez and Al Harris

On March 9th, Kiss the Monkeys celebrated their Let Them Eat Cake fundraiser benefitting Sweet Progress ( in honor of co-founder Al Harris’s birthday. The 501(c) (3) charity Sweet Progress helps empower individuals in Nicaragua to improve their lives and their greater community through the creation of a fully managed honey producing ecosystem.

The event was packed with savvy networking individuals and accompanied with performances, fashion shows, and inspiring guest speakers. Founders RaQuel Sanchez and Al Harris’s mission with Kiss The Monkeys is to attract and retain talented people in their community by offering opportunities to create a valuable network of peers, develop, and grow professionally, and build relationships with local members.


Photos by Ken Hu