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 LLC that puts on fitness events in partnership with gyms/studios and restaurants to "sweat for a cause" and raise money for charities. She also started The Female Connection, an inclusive online platform that encourages women empowering women and connects them online through content. She 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.