LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Vanessa is a transformation coach, award winning documentary filmmaker, and national speaker,
She is also the Founder & Executive Director of Story Maven Media.
Story Maven is a nonprofit media platform elevating social issues through documentary filmmaking.
Vanessa is a self development and mindset enthusiast!
She travels the country sharing her personal story and screens her documentary films raising awareness on social issues.
As a survivor of sexual violence and abuse she is wildly passionate about raising awareness for sexual violence, mental health issues, and overcoming trauma after healing from her own.
She transforms the lives of her coaching clients by helping them create a life by their design, in alignment with their highest selves.
Vanessa received her Bachelor’s degree in Child/Adult/Family Services at Iowa State University. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Trauma Informed Care at the University of Northern Iowa.
Her mission is to be a voice and a light to others. She has educated, impacted, and inspired thousands arounds the country.