Tessa Koller was born and raised in the Chicago area. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Since college, her writing has been published in several national journals including Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, Lifehack.org, The Mighty, and her work has also been seen in Yahoo!, and HuffPost. She has contributed hundreds of articles to several journals, her work appearing on msn.com, Yahoo!, and more. Tessa began traveling internationally in 2010 and speaking publicly at medical conferences, validating her expertise in health and wellness. An advocate and mentor, her work has been recognized globally as an activist with a triumphant story herself. Stay updated at her blog.