The Illuminate Podcast Episode Archive

Episode 94: TinaMarie Hernandez – Imagine the Possibilities

TinaMarie Hernandez is the Executive Director of Diveheart;  a non-profit organization that provides and supports educational SCUBA diving, surface supplies gas (SSG), snorkeling and related experience programs which are open to any child, adult and veteran with a disability; with the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value to that person, while building … more »

Episode 93: Susannah Wellford – Founder of Running Start

Susannah Wellford is the founder of Running Start, a nonprofit organization aimed to inspire young women and girls to pursue political leadership.  They host training programs that that are focused on educating young women about leadership campaign strategy, and teamwork, without a partisan lens. Susannah is also the cofounder of an organization called Women Under … more »

Episode 92: Neli Vazquez Rowland – A Safe Haven

Neli Vazquez Rowland is the co-founder and president of A Safe Haven. A Safe Haven Foundation is a 501(c)3 not for profit, social enterprise that helps people aspire, transform and sustain their lives as they transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose. A Safe Haven provides the tools for each individual to overcome … more »

Episode 90: Lia Valencia Key – Unlock your Purpose

Lia Valencia Key joins the show today! She is the founder of Valencia Key Jewelry where she creates beautiful wearable pieces of jewelry that are meant to inspire others to reach their full potential. She hand sketches each design with the intention to spread the message of empowering others to find their joy, love, dreams, … more »

Episode 89: Jessica Koosed Etting and Alyssa Embree Schwartz; Fade Into the Bright

Jessica Koosed Etting and Alyssa Embree Schwartz are the authors of Fade Into the Bright, a Young Adult fiction book that was released in April. The novel is all about an 18 year old, Abby, who found out her estranged father is dying from a rare degenerative genetic disease called Huntington’s Disease. This gives Abby … more »


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