A global citizen calling Austin home since 2013. Michelle was drawn to Brighter Bites in 2022 because of the impactful mission of this local team and the communities we have the privilege to connect with and serve. She attended university in Chicago and received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Spanish. She has lived in nine countries across thirteen years abroad and over thirty countries explored! These unique experiences influence her passion for inclusive wellness and providing education around healthy, harmonious lifestyles. Her past roles from teacher to event curator to partnerships and beyond give her a wide range of skills and innovative approaches. Outside of the nonprofit space, Michelle loves to pursue creative living as a dancer, DJ, and dog mama.