I came into this world being persistent. It's instinctual for me. Persist until you succeed!
I discovered the power of imagination early on in life. If I could dream it, I could create it
(especially with the assistance of a few cardboard boxes).
Just like my kicks from
7th grade, I'm unique.
I don't play by the rules.
In fact, I don't even
believe in the rules.
I think differently.
I don't follow
There is no value more important to me than integrity. My dad taught me to "do the right thing, even when no one is watching" when I was very small. I choose to live with integrity in all aspects of my life.
I'm adaptable. I've learned that being a leader means being able to wear many different hats, and being a good leader means knowing which hat to wear in any given situation.
I believe in the power of education.
I'm incredibly passionate about ensuring all
children have access to an education that
embraces the notion of "thinking differently" while
fostering critical thinking & problem solving skills.
I'm also a fan of the oxford comma.
us to always "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."
After hearing that, I knew that I needed to not only look for the helpers, but be a helper. My 5 year experience with Dance Marathon, a non profit organization that raises millions of dollars for children's hospitals, chants FTK (For The Kids), and thinks fanny packs are cool has shown me the power of being a helper in this world.
I love quotes.
I love quotes, and I love books.
While I'm always learning from my own experiences, I also find great value in learning from the successes and failures
I'm a firm beliver that people don't buy what you do, they buy why
you do it. I put the why first in all I do. The how's, what's, and when's are important, but the why is where you can connect with people. And connecting with
people is powerful.
of others. We all have stories. I'm a believer that those stories matter and deserve to be shared.