Kathy Ruda is a Cali-born Chicagoan with a passion for people, desire to create social change and a "Just Do It" attitude. She works for Nike in Chicago and has been nominated as a Women's Health Magazine Action Hero for the past three years. The Action Hero program is a group of "fitfluencers" that the Women's Health team handpicks each year. She's the Founder and Visionary Director of Brunch X Burn, an LLC that puts on fitness events in partnership with fitness studios and restaurants to give back to charity. She also started The Female Connection, an online platform created to share the stories of incredible women she meets and spread the word about other female-centered events.
Kathy uses social media and this space as a place to write about the things she loves related to health, fitness, travel, community and female empowerment.