Crystal Mario, Founder and CEO of Rivanna Natural Designs, Inc. has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce (RSA).
The RSA, based in London, UK, was founded in 1754. The mission of the RSA is to enrich society through ideas and action. Fellowships are granted to individuals that the RSA deems to have made outstanding contributions to social progress and development. RSA Fellows are identified by the post-nominal letters FRSA.
The RSA has elected 29,000 fellows from 80 countries. Past and present RSA fellows include: Charles Dickens, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking, Nelson Mandela, Marie Curie, and Dame Judi Dench.
"The RSA Fellowship means a great deal to me and to our team at Rivanna Natural Designs," said Mario. "For almost two decades, we've been dedicated to creating a business that is a force for good in the world. We're proud of our achievements, and we also recognize that there is much more that we can and must do. I appreciate the opportunity to learn from, and collaborate with, the global network of RSA Fellows. It's an honor to be in the company of so many accomplished individuals who actively seek to create fulfilling lives and a flourishing society for all."