Kathy is a Cali-born Chicagoan with a strong passion for people and desire to create social change. She's a first-generation college graduate who fell in love with fitness and the power of sport at a young age. She currently works for Nike on the Brand Marketing team (her dream company) and feels blessed to be surrounded by like-minded teammates who are passionate about inpsiring others. She 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 also 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 charity. 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.