Women-powered Studio Empowers and Trains Next Generation of Martial Artists

Diandra Thompson and Liza Fernandez started off as childhood friends and then co-owners and Kenpo instructors of FTK Martial Arts Studio in San Francisco, California.

Kids First Project Empowers Youth Experiencing Homelessness Through Innovative Mentorship Programs

When Alisha Zhao started volunteering as a teen at a local family homeless shelter, she learned of an alarming statistic surrounding youth homelessness.

‘Turning Life Around’: A Survivor’s Story of Redemption and God’s Miracles

Elizabeth Quiroz, 33, never thought her life would turn around after spending much of her teenage and adult years being manipulated and coerced into doing things she didn’t want to do.

‘Mama and Me’ Clothing Line Shares the Joys of Childhood and Motherhood

A boss babe and stay-at-home mama, Stephanie Martinez has always had a passion for matching edgy and chic design outfits with her one-year-old daughter and mini-me, Jade.

‘Bathing Your Senses’ Through Forest Bathing with Jackie Kuang

At her most recent forest therapy guided session in Monrovia Canyon Park, Jackie Kuang led her group on a peaceful, contemplative walk, inviting them to “bathe their senses” in nature and be fully present in the now.

Artist, Teacher Liza Coco Draws Polygonal Portraits of Inspiring Women

Liza Coco can spend up to 15-40 hours hand drawing intricate polygonal portraits of badass, inspiring women like RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg) and Malala. Every new portrait has its own set of imperfections, but that’s precisely what draws Lisa into the technique.