Meet our Hornet stars

Leslie Valdivia in front of a teal blue wall holding two lipsticks from Vive Cosmetics

Connecting culture and cosmetics

Leslie Valdivia founded Vive Cosmetics to reflect the diversity and experiences of Latinx people and bridge what she says was a galling disconnect between the cosmetics industry and one of its biggest consumer groups. Read more.

Breaking barriers

Former Hornet softball player Alyssa Nakken becomes the first full-time female coach in Major League Baseball history.
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Spicing up Sacramento

Chef and restaurateur Minnie Nguyen is building a culinary empire and making her mark on the city’s burgeoning food scene. Read more.

Voice of a generation

Elaine Welteroth has become a spokesperson for today’s youth and a cultural influencer who’s reminding girls that they are ‘More than Enough.’ Read more.


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