Nina Sorochynskyj puts her best friends to work! This Certified Professional Dog Trainer has taught her own pets to search, rescue, and detect everything from bodies to bedbugs. When she’s not training other people’s dogs, she’s with her pack walking trails, herding chickens, helping police, or just relaxing in nature.
Meghan McCloskey created Craft + Boogie out of pure necessity. Since then, her side-hustle-turned-full-business has formed partnerships with multiple foster care resources, children’s hospitals, under-resourced elementary schools, and other organizations that provide emergency assistance and education.
Sign language interpreter and advocate Andrew Tolman founded Fingers Crossed Interpreting to create accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in a wide swath of community programs. We are thrilled to feature them as our Human of the Month!
Michelle Steilen, aka Estro Jen, is a badass stunt double, business owner, and talented athlete. They are a force to be reckoned with and we are thrilled to have them as our very first Human of the Month!
Our monthly feature, Cool Girl, began over a decade ago as the passion project of our founder Carrie Atkinson. And while the sentiment of the blog will remain true to its origins, we want to acknowledge and respect that there is a spectrum of gender identities that deserve to be featured, and we’re making a change from Cool Girl to Human of the Month.