"You can't be what you can't see.
My blog posts are examples, advice, and encouragement from my own life that I hope will inspire you to reach your goals and dreams."
- Nina Vaca

 

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8 will always hold a very special place in my heart since Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaimed it Nina Vaca Day last year. It was particularly special receiving the recognition on International Women’s Day moments before bei...

The Importance of a STEM Education

The Importance of a STEM Education

It’s always been important for me to lift others up, and most recently, I’ve focused my efforts on expanding opportunities for women and girls in STEM. There’s no better day to delve into STEM’s importance than today, February 11, wh...

Harnessing courage

Harnessing courage

For those who saw my 2017 recap, you may think my life is only filled with joy and happy moments, but in all honesty and candor, it isn’t void of struggle. No matter how many wonderful experiences are packed into a year, they can’t c...

Reflecting on a record-setting year

Reflecting on a record-setting year

It’s always invigorating to reflect on the passing year and look forward towards the New Year!  This year in particular has truly left me in awe. There were so many special opportunities in 2017 that allowed me to grow and learn as an ...