Inspirations

People:

Diane Hall – my incredible mentor and Girl Scout leader through Middle School and High School

Barb Galiotto and Katie D’Arcey – two women that started their own theater company devoted to helping instill¬†confidence in children and in their staff too!

Sarah Mitchell – life coach and entrepreneur (and my mom!)

Justina Sharp Рa force to be reckoned with in any social media scene, considering she runs most of them.

Dev Carey – his life has been packed full of adventures I can only dream of one day having.

Anna Metcalf – A storyteller extraordinaire and inspiration to young people finding their paths everywhere

Places:

The Rocky Mountain Range, USA

Capitola, California

Cusco, Peru

Films:

The Tree of Life

Into the Wild

Wild

Books:

Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse

Yes, Please РAmy Poehler 

Brainstrom: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain – David Siegel

People I Would Mention in an Acceptance Speech:

My wonderful, supportive, and loving parents

My little sister, Gigi, for her unconditional love and totally insane dancing and cinematography –

My best friend Franz Michael Ressel, for always reminding me to dance and get out of my head

Alexa Westlake, my other best friend, for always sticking by me and teaching me what it means to be a true friend