Penelope Draganic is a brand and marketing specialist, writer, and speaker. After suffering the loss of her husband in 2014, she committed herself to advancing the conversation around mental illness in order to increase understanding and empathy. Penelope serves on the board of BringChange2Mind, an organization endeavoring to end stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. She is currently pursuing her M.S. in Counseling Psychology in order to work with families who have suffered from unexpected loss. She is the mother of two kids, three cats and one Labrador retriever. Penelope can often be found running the mountain trails of her beloved Marin.