Passion Profile

Passion Profile: Meredith Gray, founder of Kiinoa Snacks, and her A-HA moment

Passion Profile: Meredith Gray, founder of Kiinoa Snacks, and her A-HA moment
When I met Meredith, I was rabidly curious to find out why she created her own brand of snacks. What inspired that?  Was she scared? Did it take a ...

Living with Brain Cancer & Refusing to Waste Time

Living with Brain Cancer & Refusing to Waste Time
"What did I do wrong?  Why me?  What could I have done differently?" Anh Nguyen demanded of herself when the doctor told her she had brain cancer. ...

Girl Up: Empowering Girls One Meeting At A Time

Girl Up: Empowering Girls One Meeting At A Time
Written by Alina Balseiro As I, a young, queer girl, sit in a classroom full of other educated women, I am proud to have two X chromosomes. But, t...

Meeting The Needs of My Community. Passion Profile: Kris Ohleth, Founder of Garden State Kitchen

Meeting The Needs of My Community. Passion Profile: Kris Ohleth, Founder of Garden State Kitchen
When I first met Kris as a co-panelist for The Ignite Institute Women Entreprenuers, I was struck by her salt of the earth personality, her eloquen...

Passion Profile: Jairon Digao. How Playing A Sport Changes A Young Man's Mindset

Passion Profile: Jairon Digao.  How Playing A Sport Changes A Young Man's Mindset
Our intern, Karissa Gabot, was given an assignment to interview a classmate who has a passion.  She wanted to know the why, how and how do you feel...

Passion Profile: Lerin Lockwood, An Art Teacher Who Loves To Coach Sports and Invent Things.

Passion Profile: Lerin Lockwood, An Art Teacher Who Loves To Coach Sports and Invent Things.
She sounds like a Renaissance woman from Texas.  Meet Lerin Lockwood, art teacher, softball and volleyball coach, and inventory of Lion Latch Jewel...

Passion Profiles: Dad taught me strength; mom taught me toughness.

Passion Profiles: Dad taught me strength; mom taught me toughness.
Jennifer Soe is finding her career path and one that has meaning.  She was a personal trainer for a year and is now about to study Physical Therapy...

Passion Profile: Kicking and Punching with Passion.

Passion Profile: Kicking and Punching with Passion.
Interview with Adriana Di Dino. She left the world of advertising to kick and punch her way as an entrepreneur. She's a co-owner of CKO Kickboxing...

Passion Profile: Building and Lifting Passions

Passion Profile: Building and Lifting Passions
Passion Profile: Brenda Swann Google Hangout on Air interview with Brenda Swann, a wedding planner, human resources specialist and builder of pass...

Passion Profile: Pointe-ing Towards A Passion.

Passion Profile: Pointe-ing Towards A Passion.
Jaime Hickey is a dance instructor at Jersey City Dance Academy.  This Passion Profile was conducted and written by Alina Balseiro (see Alina's bio...

Passion Profile: Running Is My Oxygen

Passion Profile: Running Is My Oxygen
Passion Profile: Hope Lui.  I interview this avid runner and kindergarten teacher from Hong Kong.  Exercise in Hong Kong is looked at strangely.  H...

Passion Profile: A Babe Who Started A Barbell Community

Passion Profile: A Babe Who Started A Barbell Community
Passion Profile: Tiffany Klinger Google Hangout on Air Interview with Tiffany Klinger, founder of Barbell Babes, to find out how she discovered li...