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Vanessa Benavides

Vanessa Benavides is a nonprofit professional who has focused her 20+ year career on addressing issues related to poverty. In her personal life, she is a seeker of justice and an ecstasy hunter, not just for herself but for everyone around her. Above all else, she values truth, love, and freedom. She is also the mother of a beautiful daughter who has a passion for dancing, acting, and singing.

Still Beautiful

Vanessa Benavides experienced a journey of healing from physical and emotional trauma, and its impact on her body. She shares her story of how...

Finding God

Vanessa Benavides's spiritual journey has been long and complicated, with many twists and turns along the way. When she reconnected with herself, she began...

Aging Gracefully: One Woman’s Story

Sometimes, social expectations cause us to disconnect from the true beauty of aging gracefully and naturally. This story describes Vanessa Benavides's journey from making...