Mentors & Teachers

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The FINISH Line

Tomorrow evening, hundreds of girls and their running partners will “rock” the Lehigh Valley Parkway for the Girls on the Run 5K event. We have been working toward this date since mid...

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Remembering My “Star Power”

I have been a Girls on the Run Head Coach at Ashlawn Elementary for eleven years. I first became involved with Girls on the Run when a close friend of mine – who was a Coach –...

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She Had It in Her All Along

I often believe that the best way to celebrate someone’s birthday is to focus on the impact they have made on the universe. Today, I want to celebrate and say Happy Birthday to Girls on...

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Simply Because It Is Yours

For the last eight years I’ve been working on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Mexico but also globally, and I really feel that I have one of the most beautiful...

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Committed to Mentorship

The year was 1997 and I had worked for Pathfinder International for 6 years in Program Administration and I loved my job. At the beginning of that year, my husband got a Post-Doctoral...

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Street Smarts

My story started when I met my mentor and friend, Peggy Surratt. She encouraged me to be the best pediatric ICU nurse that I could possibly be at home and around the world. Together we...

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A Trusted Mentor Makes All the Difference

It was 1997 and I was a stressed 32 year old mom of 2 young children, working more than full-time at a major corporation. I felt pressure to perform and drive business results at work...