“Guiding people’s viewpoints a certain way… I knew I could combine this skill and my love for helping others”
Crafting a Business
Before I knew exactly which career path I wanted to embark on, I knew first and foremost that I loved helping people. As I began my journey as an influencer, I was always fascinated by the ability to help guide people’s viewpoints a certain way. I knew I could combine this skill and my love for helping others through digital marketing. Thus, Monarchy Media was born. At Monarchy, we spend most of our time focusing on our clients’ goals and helping to achieve them.
Another aspect of my love for helping others is my passion for telling people’s stories. There are so many stories of significant importance to our history and our culture that are not told as they should be. As my mother shared the same passion and felt we could make an impact in the entertainment industry, we teamed up to create Serendipity Group. At Serendipity, we produce projects in film and television about fascinating people and stories that inspire.
A Sweet New Taste
My daily schedule would not be complete without going to the gym; taking care of my body is something that I value greatly. While working out from home during the COVID lockdown, I noticed how annoying and sometimes painful it is to use latex resistance bands. After trying cloth bands that had rough stitches that irritated my skin, I knew I needed to find my own solution. I realized there was an opportunity to work with my personal trainer to create fitness bands that are comfy and easy to use. Roger Tsen and I created Upliffs, a brand that celebrates all body types and gives that sweet taste to any workout.
Dreaming and Believing
Artists are inspirational people to work with because of their unique abilities to tell stories, change people’s perspectives, and connect with others on an emotional level. I’ve always had a strong urge to work with artists, and that is why I run a non-profit organization called Uplift. Our mission is to support the dreamers and believers of the world by forwarding positivity through artists and their art.
“I wanted someone who would encourage me to be an opinionated, passionate leader but to also be one himself.”
What a Girl Wants
I loved dating in my 20s; it can teach you a lot about yourself. You realize exactly what you want and don’t want in a life partner. There’s heartbreak, ghosting, amicable breakups, etc. I realized eventually that while I love being strong and dominant, I also wanted my partner to be strong and dominant. I wanted someone who would encourage me to be an opinionated, passionate leader but to also be one himself. And then I found the one.
My husband Andrea encourages me to be the truest, happiest version of myself. He loves to listen to my thoughts and ideas, then matches my energy and passion when he speaks. He shares my love for helping people through nonprofit work, and we also share an excited, driven, and dynamic mindset when tackling life together. He inspires me; I knew he would open up my eyes to new things without making me feel insecure. We work incredibly well as a team. Andrea and I got married in 2020, but we are still awaiting a time when we can safely gather as one, big, united community to celebrate us. For now, we just enjoy each other’s company every single day.
“When exploring places that are unfamiliar to you, you discover beautiful things about Earth and about yourself.”
I believe that immersing yourself in other cultures is an extremely important part of life. When exploring places that are unfamiliar to you, you discover beautiful things about Earth and about yourself. I’ve experienced a large variety of cultures across the globe and I cannot wait to share what I’ve seen and what I’ve learned, especially at a time when travelling is difficult to do.
Talking to people always brings me a great amount of joy. When I’m travelling, I’m always making new friends. This has helped me to grow my network across the planet, as well as develop meaningful friendships! There is nothing more exhilarating than connecting with friends from all over the world. I cannot stay in one place for very long. Life is too exciting to feel stuck in one place! We are constantly evolving and there is so much to learn.