Alison Hadden is a marketing executive in the tech industry, a veteran speaker, lifelong athlete and adventurer, and now, a cancer warrior after being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer at a fit and seemingly healthy 38 years young.
In the past decade, her company, Empowered Media, has become a monumental wellness empire dedicated to total-life solutions comprising all aspects of living well, including nutrition, fitness, self-help and overall lifestyle.
Koya is the founder of Get Loved Up Yoga School and Podcast. She is also the author of, “Let Your Fears Make You Fierce” which serves as a daily self-love guide for readers to practice the daily application of holistic wellness for optimal health and vitality.
Her work and story have been featured in hundreds of podcasts as well as various publications such as The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, Thought Catalog, Nylon Magazine, The Daily Mail, Vice, Greatist, Men’s Health, PEOPLE and ABC News Nightline.
Right now, she is working on her brand new ground-breaking social and emotional learning curriculum entitled, “Personal Growth Studies”, which is designed to empower youth from ages 5-18 years to live fulfilling and successful lives with high self-esteem and a vision for a bright future.