Kathy is a Cali-born Chicagoan with a passion for people and desire to create social change. She currently works for Nike on the Brand Marketing team 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 is the Founder of Brunch X Burn, an organization that puts on fitness events in partnership with boutique fitness studios and restaurants to "sweat for a cause" and raise money for charities. She also started The Female Connection, an inclusive online platform that aims to connect women online through content and storytelling and in-person through events. She uses social media and this space as a place to write about the things she's passionate about related to health, fitness, travel, community and female empowerment.