Claiming Your Power

Love and Empowerment

I once thought that it was major life decisions that determined whether we are empowered or not – deciding to stand up for ourselves when our voice is not being heard, or to leave an...

I grew up to be an amazing young woman

Since a young age, I bowed down to the expectations of how others viewed me. After so long of listening to other people predict your life, you begin to believe it, too. For the first twelve...

women's stories

Una historia personal de auto realización

Abro mi portátil. Encuentro muchos documentos que siguen desatendidos. Cada documento tiene parte de un artículo que quedo medio horneado. Cada uno corresponde a los pensamientos que...

women's stories

Believing in myself

My father raped me before I started school. I did not remember until very recently, in my early adulthood. I have always remembered only his brother molesting me when I was in middle...

Extraordinary Transformation

Like so many other women, I am a survivor. From the ashes of incest, abuse and neglect arose a passion to help others create extraordinary lives. At age 12, I was abandoned with my younger...

women's stories

Me and my dyslexia

At the age of eight after a diagnosis i have been told i had a math dyslexia. At first, i didn’t really get what it means, but later, when i was about eleven, i started feeling like i...

women's stories

Rolling Hope

My name is Ronnie Tre Lawson from Macon, Georgia. I graduated from Westside high school. Prior to my accident I was a scholar with a 3.0 GPA. June 11, A day I’ll remember for the rest of...

My Past My Strength

My ordeal all began in 1994 when I lost my Dad at the age of seven. I was then single handedly catered for by my mother who had no specific job yet having four of us as children to bring...

My Identity

Lost Black Boi I didn’t ask to be here or even ask to see what my eyes has seen.. See I wasn’t your typical Black Boi my gender didn’t match my sexuality.. Daddy walked...