Allison Bekric is a nurse by day and writer by night living with her husband and two daughters in San Jose, California. Allison was raised by a Filipino immigrant mother and American father who taught her the power of words at a young age. She loves interviewing and telling the stories of inspiring and powerful women, exploring issues of culture, race and religion and sharing anecdotes about her Filipino/American upbringing. When she’s not writing, chasing around her kids or giving patients injections, Allison can be found playing renditions of the Beatles on guitar, meditating in the woods or pounding spices for homemade chai. She has a B.A in English Literature and a B.S.N in nursing. Follow her at allisonbekric.com.