Julia and Maria live in Southlake, Texas and are the creators of Pretty Purposeful. They decided to start their charity because they wanted to inspire and empower other girls, both locally and globally to be purposeful.
After Ruth, Esther is the only other woman in the Bible who has a book named after and largely devoted to her. The book of Esther tells the story of a Jewish girl whose original name was Hadassah. After losing her parents for reasons that we are not told, Esther was left an orphan and raised by her cousin, Mordecai. She later became Queen of Persia and was used by God to save her people from destruction. Chris Juby gives a short chapter-by-chapter summary of the entire book of Esther: