Michelle’s Little Free Pantry, Founder (2017-2023) | Indy Maven, Editorial & Operations board member (2019-present) | Inaugural Greenwood Pride Block Party/Pride & Progress, Inc., Founding Member (2021) | Hoosier Women Forward, Class 4, Alumna (2021) | National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) Indiana Chapter, Co-Chair (2022-current) | AAPI Pride of Indiana, Founding Member & Co-Chair (2022-current) | Trinity Haven, Board of Directors (2022-present) | Michelle Speaks, Public Speaker (2023-present)
Pronouns: she/they

Michelle is a Korean adoptee and has 5 kids, ages 10, 11, 23, 24, & 27.  She currently lives in Franklin with her life partner, Mike and 2 youngest sons.  She has been involved in the non-profit world for the past 6 years with a dash of political advocacy.

Indy Maven has been a foundational vehicle for my personal and professional growth. The networking and deep well of connections and resources have been invaluable. However, what keeps my heart madly in love with Indy Maven and its #1 Fan, has been the authentic -arrive as you are- full of grace, supportive, and empowering Maven community. Indy Maven has made my world so much better. Because of that, I strive in the hopes that my contribution can make our world a little better, too!” – Michelle