We are a team of moms spread across four time zones who have combined our various expertise to bring this children's magazine to life. But a magazine would not be complete without a diverse and inclusive pool of talented contributors. We aim to curate content from far and wide and bring in perspectives beyond our own so that the pages in Mighty Kind reflect the diversity we value so much.
Nadine Fonseca | Co-Founder, Managing Director | Austin, Texas
Mother of four, type A entrepreneur, hair color chameleon, witty banter enthusiast, fiercely sarcastic Latina.
"To be 'mighty kind' means to muster whatever strength, capacity, means, or influence we have and purposefully make choices to bring love, support, hope, friendship, inclusion, or any other variation of compassion to someone else."
Rachel Speirs | Co-Founder, Managing Editor | Oakland, California
Mom, Writer/Editor/Photographer, nature-lover, maker.
“I’m so inspired by the enthusiasm of kids. If anyone can make the world a better place, it’s them. This magazine brings out the best in us. I think kindness is catching and I’m here for it.”
Emily Van Dyke | Art Director | Reston, Virgina
Illustrator, designer, book lover, maker of jokes when I feel uncomfortable, sometimes runner of 10Ks, mom to a wild toddler.
"What an exciting message of kindness this magazine can bring to the world. I'm so grateful to be a part of it!"
Summer Romney | Copyeditor | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mom of three, outdoor enthusiast, runner, Spartan competitor, copyeditor.
"I'm grateful to be part of this dynamic Mighty Kind team and am so excited about the goodness it is bringing to the world through life, connectivity, and color! I look forward to the publication and anticipate its potential impact on people—big and little alike!"
Corene Bingham | Charitable Action Specialist | Lafayette, CA
Wife, mom, outdoor adventurer, hat collector, lover of connecting with others in their own land and culture.
"I am beyond excited for what this magazine has to offer children. Bringing them together through kindness, service and a glance around the world is exactly what I love about it!"
Mackenzie Carlisle | Graphic Designer | Castle Rock, Colorado
Wife and mom, designer, lover of simplicity and creativity.
"Kids today are remarkable and this magazine helps to share and amplify their goodness, ambition, and talent in the most entertaining and vivid way!"
Hannah Cruz | Journalist | Chico, California
Journalist, artist, mom of two, Californian, Disney-obsessed, ice cream lover.
"Sharing stories through the written world and the arts has the transformative power of building bridges and fostering empathy. I am so grateful to be a part of a beautiful magazine that encourages kids to love and take care of each other!"
Kennedy Worwood | Artist, Writer, Support Staff | Round Rock, Texas
Illustrator, reader and writer of words, late-night thinker, pen hoarder, music enthusiast, jack-of-all-trades.
"I've always loved working with kids and envy their never-ending enthusiasm and energy! They give me hope for the world. I'm excited to contribute to a cute, wholesome magazine just for them. Kindness rocks!"
Jennifer Foote | Founding Art Director + Designer | Provo, Utah
Wife, mother of two, designer, photographer, lover of sunshine and the outdoors.
"I've loved being a part of the creation of this magazine and am so excited to share it with everyone! I truly believe that a little bit of kindness can make a big difference and through our examples we can inspire our children and others to live mighty kind."