Meet Grace Sanders

A special edition Pink Belt Scholarship connecting teen girls with special needs to the empowering effects of Taekwondo.

Grace is 15 and a 3rd Dan Taekwondo Black Belt. 

She also believes with conviction that Taekwondo has helped her immeasurably in navigating life with a serious neurological condition. So much so that in 2020, she decided to pay that gift forward. She hatched a plan with Pink Belt Project Founder Kristy Hitchens to raise money every year for a special edition Pink Belt Scholarship that would help another young woman just like her.

In January, 2021, the very first Pink Belt by Grace was awarded. You won’t believe the magic that occurred…

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Grace understands more than anyone, what Taekwondo and training in the traditional martial arts can add to your life.


2021 Recipient

This is a story of two kindred spirits. Drawn together by what on the surface seems like some kind of serendipity …



Grace is currently fundraising to provide another Scholarship in 2022. Click below to contribute …