Women Killing Them With CHIC - Creating Happiness, Inspiring Confidence
While most 20 and 30 year olds are posting false illusions, pictures to look cool and trying to impress people, other women are using social media for something greater. Here's our monthly blog post to spotlight women utilizing their social media platforms to positively impact others.
It's FRIDAY so raise your glass of champagne for this months' 6 magical women on social media spreading love, positivity and doing amazing things for humanity and the world. These women are game changers, influencers, dreamers, creators, healers, and boss babe entrepreneurs.
Tara Mackey is the best-selling author of Cured by Nature, a soul singer and global motivational speaker. She has been honored with multiple awards in her role as CEO and founder of The Organic Life, such as Healthiest Companies of the Year, Woman of the Year, Most Admired CEO, Business Woman of the Year and more. Mackey has been recognized by the California State Senate for her outstanding achievements in the health and wellness industry. Tara has been featured by Forbes, Teen Vogue, Glamour Magazine, Fox, CBS, Vice, Women’s Health, Yoga Digest, Byrdie, Readers Digest, Woman’s Day, PIX, MSN, Mental Floss, San Diego Business Journal, Essence Magazine, Travel & Leisure Magazine, Well + Good, Livestrong, Brides Magazine and many more.
Elodia Corona left the corporate world in her early 30's to risk it all in order to, "Find a deeper meaning to life and have the freedom to travel. " With over 15 years' experience in marketing and PR, it has now been a five year journey of volunteering and experiencing humanitarian missions, mentoring young adults, teaching, creating marketing plans, fundraising internationally and even building homes in Mexico. Elodia Corona is now living her dream as a senior level freelancer | International Social Media Director.
Brittany Taylor, 26, a Houston native and single mother to a precious little boy. She is a digital journalist, social media producer and influencer at a top 10 news station in a huge city. She loves to inspire others through her story telling skills and life lessons. She's all for women empowerment and wants to help young girls and women overcome low self-esteem, heartbreak and daily struggles of being a single mom. "To let the world know your destiny will lead you to the right path no matter how many times you get off track."
Stephanie Liu is one of the most sought-after speakers on Facebook Live video, known for her dynamic stage presence and cutting-edge Facebook engagement tactics. As an ad agency veteran, Stephanie has helped Fortune 500 companies and small businesses skip the guesswork on how to build their brand online with social media. She has spoken at Interactive Day San Diego, Social Media Day San Diego, Social Video Con and today coaches female entrepreneurs on how to step into the spotlight with live video and transform their business from unknown to unforgettable. She has helped Chef Claudia Sandoval, winner of Masterchef Season 6 master Facebook Live and recently helped Scripps Institute of Oceanography interview one of NASA's female astronauts.
Raquel Barrios has been in the health and fitness industry for almost 20 years. She is a certified personal trainer, adventure fitness trainer, nutrition educator, life coach, mom, wife, and the visionary behind Reignite & Shine Bright! She was born to be a coach. Her passion has been going strong for over 20 years. Growing up watching her mother and other beautiful female family members constantly diet and never truly embrace their lovely bodies, or themselves, she made it a goal to coach women into finding their healthy place, so they feel beautiful, strong, sexy and happy! So they are unapologetically themselves! Raquel resides in Petaluma, Ca with her husband, 6-year old son and chihuahua mix, Butters. In her free time, she loves mountain biking, hiking, traveling, singing, reading and spending time with family & friends. Through her powerful online program and coaching, Raquel is 100% committed to creating a movement of bad ass women who know their truth, love themselves from the inside out, and Shine Bright every single day!
Celina Rodriguez is a Chicana from San Diego, California. She earned her BA in Chicanx Studies and International Relations, followed by her Masters in Education from UC Davis. Her love of chicanx community and culture has kept her involved in various non-profits across California and Tijuana, Mexico. These include the Davis Bridge Educational Foundation, the Yolo Center for Families, and Taller Arte de Nuevo Amanecer. She currently serves as Program Director for Esperanza International, a program committed to cultivating global citizens and sustainable housing solutions for residents of Tijuana, Mexico. She is also a board member for Bosh Bosh, an ethical fashion brand committed to educating and empowering women and girls in rural Liberia, West Africa. Her love of community work is rivaled only by her love of traveling and photography, she's adventured to 37 countries and counting. "I think we have a responsibility to lift up and serve our community. Personally, I draw my inspiration from the unique blend and clash of cultures along the US-Mexico border, I find it heartbreaking, fascinating and inspiring. But I think we are all responsible to a larger global community as well, a community that is becoming more and more tangible through technology. And what I continue to learn from my global community, spread across 37 countries, over and over again, is that our similarities far outweigh our differences."
Thank you for letting me share your magicness! You're a great reminder to us all that we can ALL go fourth and do amazing things for ourselves and our communities. Love you all!