Meet your Six #WeAllGrow Summit 2022 Storytellers Presented in Partnership With Pure Leaf Iced Tea!


We have officially selected six powerful mujeres to share their stories at the 2022 #WeAllGrow Summit! The sixth edition of our beloved Storytellers event, brought to you by our partners Pure Leaf, will be an inspiring comeback exploring the theme “Saying NO to Say YES to Me.”

Since 2015, the #WeAllGrow Summit has hosted six incredibly courageous mujeres to share their truth on the Storytellers stage, and it is incredible to witness the resilience and talent within our community continue to expand. What was originally intended to be a session showcasing our community’s diverse voices has evolved into an event that is so much more. 

We are overjoyed by the record number of submissions we’ve received and are grateful for the opportunity to have connected with so many amigas on a deeper level. Choosing the finalists was not an easy task. But, together with a panel of judges comprised of the Pure Leaf team, Kathy Cano-Murillo, and #WeAllGrow, six finalists have been selected to shine on a platform made for nuestras historias! They truly embody this year’s focus, and their stories undoubtedly will inspire you to say NO to say YES to your truth, path, and life. 

Join Pure Leaf, SeekHer, and the full #WeAllGrow team in congratulating the 2022 #WeAllGrow Storytellers! Get ready to laugh, cry, and be inspired by their beautiful stories of transformation and enlightenment. 

2022 #WeAllGrow Storytellers

Bralmarys is a Latina content creator based in New Jersey with a mission to empower women in her community by expressing themselves through fashion and lifestyle.

What does “saying NO to say YES to me” mean to you?

 “It means choosing yourself, standing up for yourself, and knowing your worth. It means prioritizing yourself even when it hurts.”

Eliana Reyes is a dynamic Afro-Latina, multi-disciplinary artist and entrepreneur passionate about storytelling and creatively bringing narratives to life. A true renaissance woman, she works seamlessly in front of and behind the camera.

What does “saying NO to say YES to me” mean to you?

“It is the ultimate answer to my ancestors’ prayers. To be empowered, protected, and courageous enough to choose my own self-actualization so that I can live my purpose.”

Erika is a Coach, Speaker, and Founder of Courage Driven Latina. Erika walked away from a six-figure tech job and moved back into her childhood room to start her coaching business and grew it to a multi-six figures business within 12 months. 

What does “saying NO to say YES to me” mean to you?

“It means to lead with courage and self-trust. To honor your boundaries and desires in life. When you say yes to yourself, you give others permission to do the same.”

Miriam Lara-Mejia is an entrepreneur, body positivity activist, and self-love advocate with a mission to fight fatphobia in the Latinx community. In La Gorda Feminista, her online community of almost 300K, Miriam translates lived experience and evidence-based knowledge to help others celebrate body diversity.

What does “saying NO to say YES to me” mean to you?

“It has meant cultivating the capacity to recognize what does not serve me and my purpose and feeling confident in creating boundaries that support me.”

Norma Rapko is the Co-Founder at PURE GODDESS an award-winning author, artist, designer, and inventor of #1 Best Seller and Most favorited product on HSN called Crystyler. She’s on a mission to inspire and empower women through beauty, creativity and wellness. 

What does “saying NO to say YES to me” mean to you?

“As a recovered People Pleaser, learning to say no has been one of the most extraordinary gifts and acts of love I could have ever gifted myself.”

A first generation Xicana, photographer, writer and mother of four including twins, Perla is deeply committed to the transformative healing of her community through self-reflection, intentional dialogue, and mindful parenting. She is also the Co-Founder of an amazing non-profit called Cihuapactli Collective. 

What does “saying NO to say YES to me” mean to you?

“This statement means prioritizing not only my own healing, but the healing of the 7 generations before me and after me.”

Each storyteller’s courage to say YES to themself has brought them to this moment. And we can’t wait to witness their power and hear their stories live on the #WeAllGrow Summit main stage! Not attending this year? You can still relish in their magic via a free live stream on Saturday, Oct. 1st (info coming soon)!

Don’t forget to apply for Pure Leaf’s “No” Grants, created with our partners at SeekHer, by visiting and sharing how you would use the funds to say “no” at work in the short term to be able to say “yes” to something that matters to you – without bearing the additional financial consequences. For more information on Pure Leaf and “No is Beautiful,” please visit or follow @PureLeaf on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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