She Has Overcome the Worst Adversities, Including Abuse, Homelessness, Abduction, Disfigurement, & Human Trafficking by Terrorism. Meet Entrepreneur & Philanthropist, Liza Pavlakos
Q: Do you regularly relive or re-experience these traumatic events?
LP: Yes, unfortunately, anyone who has suffered trauma relives these events, and I’m no different. My early life transition into young adulthood was so traumatic that I was diagnosed with complex PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It’s so sad ..
Hailed as the “Female Jerry Maguire,” Molly Fletcher Joins Us To Talk About Her Career as a Sports Agent & Motivational Professional
Q: You acknowledge that you’re a trailblazer. For women entering the sports agent field, do you feel that there are any fewer hurdles to overcome than when you started? If so, what are they?MF: I would say there are fewer hurdles, but they still exist. Visibility matters and I think seeing other women thrive in t..
She’s Your Midday Host Weekdays From 10AM-3PM, An Exclusive Interview with Orlando Star 94.5 Personality JoJo
Q: What led you to a career in radio? Was there a defining moment that made you realize “this is it”?JoJo: I always like to say that I didn’t find radio…radio found me! Many years ago, I was studying Radio/Television Broadcasting at UCF during that time I entered a local beauty pageant that happened to be sponsored by an Orlando radio station. The station volunteered to train me, then hired me as ..
A Conversation With News 6 Emmy Award Winning Meteorologist Samara Cokinos
Q: What made you decide to go in the field of telling the weather?SC: I was 8 years old when Danny Treanor, a legend in weather in central Florida came to my school for Career Day. I went home that afternoon and told my mom I wanted to be just like him when I grew up. I had been interested in weather growing up in Pierson on a fernery, but that solidified my decision. Cool enough, when I started a..
She Knew At Age 16, If You Can Dream it, You Can Become it. Living Out Her Dream Come True! Meet News 6 Sports Director Jamie Seh
Q: While in high school, did you have any idea you wanted to go into broadcasting?JS: Yes, for sure. I was a huge sports fan growing up, watching, and listening to game broadcasts all the time. When I was 16, I began helping with the public address at my high school’s football games and had so much fun lending my voice to the action. That’s when the light bulb went off in my head, that I wanted to..
She’s Learned in Life that it’s Important to Have a Hand Available to Lift Others Up. Meet GROW Central Florida, Founder & Executive Director Colleen Gonzalez
GROW stands for: Grass Roots Outreach Within. Their mission is to make a positive difference in children's lives by increasing opportunities for healthy living. GROW Central Florida works to promote environments that support increased opportunities for physical activity and healthy living for Central Florida school children.Q: For those in our audience not familiar with the nonprofit “Grow Centra..
Common Sense Leadership & A Voice of Commitment to Her District. An Exclusive Interview with District 1 Commissioner, Betsy VanderLey
Q: After you completed your education, where did you feel your career path would take you? BV: The birth of my first child interrupted my education. I had envisioned raising my family and then returning to school to complete my degree. As the saying goes, “you make your plans and God laughs.” Things did not go as I had planned. At the time that seemed frustrating, but now, looking back I can ..
Preparing Young Girls to be the Next Generation of STEM Innovators. An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Laine Powell, Founder & Executive Director of Tech Sassy Girlz
Dr. Laine Powell is a Vanguard in Advancing Young Women to be Leading STEM Professionals & Inventors. Tech Sassy Girlz is the signature program of Collegiate Pathways, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Orlando, FL. Their mission is to empower middle and high school girls to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields through college preparation, career r..
Our Exclusive Interview with CEO Deanna Snyder, Wellness Warrior, Natural Solutions Education, Health Coach & Life Changer!
Q: What made you decide to become a Critical-Care Registered Nurse?DS: I graduated nursing school in the mid-eighties. The nursing shortage was not prevalent and getting a job was difficult. I took the first job that gave me a chance to prove myself and learned the foundation of my career on a very busy Family Practice Unit. At that time, I was taking care of 13 patients and wanted to spend mor..
Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Chef Carly Paige, Encouraging Better Health for a Better way of Living!
Q: Can you share with our audience, what your expectations were after college?CP: When I was in college, I had no intent on having my own business and the idea of a career in health and wellness was a bit unclear. I graduated with a marketing and communications degree which I actually utilized in a corporate job for several years prior to making the switch to the business that I have today. Q: Loo..