Mirna Valerio breaks stereotypes around what a female athlete "should" look like.
She says, "All bodies are good bodies," and we couldn't agree more.
One secret to success, whether in business, a career or any endeavour in life is to accept the body you are in and do the best you can to take care of it.
Read more here about Mirna, one of National Geographic's 2018 Adventurers of the Year.
Get inspired for fitness and breaking limits at her blog, Fat Girl Running.
And get your copy of her new book, A Beautiful Work in Progress.
We at WTBI salute Mirna Valerio, Spanish teacher, diversity practitioner, cross-country coach, ultrarunner, OCR enthusiast and blogger.
Have you ever been told what you "should" be doing in your line of work, business or vocation? Or have you encountered gender stereotypes and bias of a different kind?
You are invited to share your experiences in the comments below. By bringing these experiences out into the open and talking about them, we can deconstruct them and break their power.
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