About The Author“I’m a little pencil in the hand of God who is sending a love letter to the world…”Mother Theresa
Nilmarie Zapata inspires, ignites and holds others and herself accountable. Primarily, Nilmarie advocates for individuals to choose love at home, work and community via peace and unity building and does so via distinct platforms. Zapata is a certified trainer in the Community Resiliency Model via the Trauma Resource Institute and is also a Choose Love Ambassador for the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Program. She incorporates such in her function as Realtor and member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network. When she is not helping others buy and sell their homes, she enjoys mentoring, being a student of faith, teaching, moving/shaking, developing community, writing and gardening. Nilmarie Zapata is deeply committed to accelerating opportunities and hope for children, organizations, individuals and families. Nilmarie serves as advisor to various non-profit boards, and brings a balanced holistic approach to her leadership style and teachings. Zapata is a writer contributor for Thrive Global, where she shares lessons learned via a recollection of stories around faith, healing, self love, building community, leadership and resilience. Zapata has over 10 years experience in civic engagement, education, and community building. Previously, she served as Site Director for award winning national youth leadership development program, Public Allies and founded Global Shapers Orlando, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. She is native from Puerto Rico and currently resides in Seminole County, Florida alongside her human and fur family.