Episode 1: Yovana Mendoza (Rawvana)

On this episode of Generation V, Nimai sits down with Yovana Mendoza aka Rawvana. They go into depth on how going vegan has transformed their lives, not just their diet. Listen in to hear how Yovana became vegan and started her business.

“When you become more conscious of what you are putting into your body, you become more conscious of the world around you.”
— Yovana Mendoza

Episode Notes


  • 2:10 Yovana’s childhood backstory
  • 15:30 Yovana’s first experience with a vegan diet
  • 30:40 How eating vegan allows you to have hyper awareness
  • 34:30 How Yovana got the name Rawvana
  • 36:33 How Rawvana grew her social media presence
  • 41:27 Rawvana’s Spanish blog vs her English blog
  • 43:32 How has the Latin culture reacted to veganism
  • 46:15 Rawvana’s recipe recommendations
  • 58:23 Rawvana’s advice to people who may feel lost


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