DENISSE BENITEZ – CHANGING CULTURE FOR THE BETTER

We are experiencing an interesting shift in our culture. People are becoming more conscious of issues that affect women, people of color, and minorities overall.  As both a woman and person of color, I see life from a unique perspective. And my unique perspective has inspired my passion to encourage and support others – especially other women as they pursue…
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Capturing life long memories with friends

Some of my best memories are of me and my friends growing up, hanging out, having fun, and laughing out loud together (90s style).  I am grateful for those memories.  They will stay with me forever but if I am going to be 100% honest, I have to say that it would have been great to have captured more of that…
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My Mom’s Best Advice

This Blog post was created as part of a paid partnership with Best Buy Canada however all opinions are my own. For as long as I can remember, my mom has pretty much always been someone that I can totally relate to. I mean, we have that obvious family tie, but I also love that she’s a risk taker with a…
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Bestie’s night out at the Opera

  My besties, Damion, Pechie and I get together as often as we can to chat, to eat, to laugh, and to explore new things together. We don’t need an excuse to get together, but when the opportunity to see Donizetti’s Anna Bolena arose, we were all for it. It turned out to be the perfect friends’ night out. Art…
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Fight Hunger Spark Change

Hunger can affect anyone, and it may be closer to home than you think.  According to Food Banks Canada, in March of 2016 more than 850,000 people received food from a food bank in Canada and 36% of them were children or youth.  In fact, almost 70% of people who are forced to choose between food and rent are paying…
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