A native of northern Virginia, Elly Pimentel has been constantly encouraged and inspired by the women and her life. A passion for learning and respect for female professionals was instilled in her from a young age. After being adopted out of the foster system at 7 years old, she was taught to read and write by her mother. Since then, Elly has actively pursued an education and developed her voice in order to be able to effect positive change in the world.
From the small town of Star Valley, Wyoming, Misty Kempton had strong female influencers in her life. After being adopted by a single woman, she learned that even though women may have it a little harder, we always need to keep pushing toward your dreams. Misty wants to be a voice for those who haven't been heard.