Monica Ortega is a professional speaker and emcee, bestselling author, and on-camera host. She created the online travel show Monica Goes back in 2014 to inspire others to break out of their comfort zones and go on adventures. Her company Pivoting Productions has created over 200 episodes and been featured on Thrive Global, Entrepreneur, Matador Network, USA Today's 10Best, Insider Travel, and more! Monica emcees at some of the biggest music festivals in the nation, has been seen in over 20 commercials, and is the co-host of the podcast Stumblin' Forward. In 2021, she released the best-selling book The Power of Pivoting - How to Embrace Change and Create a Life You Love. Her goal is to inspire others to face their fears, break out of their comfort zones, and learn to lean into the pivot. Monica lives in Littleton, Colorado with her husband, son, and adventure dog Millie.