Kate Solis Silva: Coaching, Dancing, Meditating for life

Kate Solis Silva

Meet Kate Solis Silva, a dynamic Latina who has a lot going on. She’s lived in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago since 2013 and loves it. Hails from outside Detroit where she served in the Americorps program in 2011. She’s 39, a Scorpio, and wife to Ulises and Pet Mom to their adorable senior cat, Indie. She was a retail manager for a decade before making the switch to fundraising. The Associate Director of Development at Chicago Lights, she’s passionate about causes that provide life-saving services to our most vulnerable populations locally and globally. She serves as Mentorship Program Co-Chair with the Professional Women’s Club of Chicago and wants to travel EVERYWHERE she’s never been.

And that’s just the beginning! Get to know her in her own words. [Read more…]

Cindy Tovar’s Hispanecdotes: A place for our stories

Cindy Tovar

Meet Cindy Tovar, an educator and  the founder of Hispanecdotes.  She is one of the Unique women we’ll be featuring during Women’s History Month.

The daughter of Colombian immigrants, Cindy  was born in New York, raised there and in New Jersey.  She’s a city girl who recently moved to Washington state, and is now embracing the outdoor lifestyle and less hectic way of life.

In the spirit of storytelling, here she is in her own words. [Read more…]