Whether through writing, leading, photography, Aleka Thrash is passionate about empowering people to be the best they can be. She encourages people to take care of themselves both inside and out through her lifestyle blog, NaturallyACT. She is also co-founder of Kinky Hair Connection, which is an annual event to help women and girls embrace who they are. With over 10 years of experience in photography, she inspires others through her company, ACT PhotoMedia. In addition, Aleka served BL²END Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions as a board member, committee member and facilitator of a workshop in digital marketing.