Elaine Mercedes Mendoza left her safe corporate job in 2015 to pursue a happier life with more freedom. Since then, she has traveled to so many cities and countries around the world that she has lost count. Her world travels have given her a direct classroom to help her heal the labels that were once in control of her life and she knows that there are labels currently affecting everyone's lives. Her adventurous spirit won her the title of "Change-Maker" by the Gandhi Foundation in 2017. This same year, she Co-Authored "Time to Rise". Currently, her book "Humanized-Life Beyond Labels" is in revisions. Elaine openly explores and shares the four controversial labels that affected her life: immigrant, LatinX, female, and a part of the LGBTQ community. Most importantly, she opens up the tough conversations about Diversity and Inclusion in a safe space with her uncanny sense of humor.compassion that exudes positive energy.