Education

women's stories

Dust Yourself Off

Growing up, I was always told that as long as I tried my best my grades didn’t have to be perfect. My parents didn’t push me to be perfect, just to strive for My best. School...

women's stories

Finding me

As a young woman I struggled with who I was. Not because I did not like who I was but because I had so many interests & wanted to be so many things I could not say “No”. In...

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...

women's stories

Committed to Education and Success

Hi, my name is Wasim Rana, I am from Naogaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. I am going to share my life story so let’s start. It was 1994 when I was born in a small village called Aihai what is...

The Power Of Everyday Heroes

You have no idea of your power to influence. It’s often the smallest acts that make the biggest difference. My story is of how a child survives (and goes onto thrive) when the system...

I Survived…

My name is Johanna Leblanc and I am a Haitian-American immigrant. I had the unfortunate privilege of being born into a dysfunctional family that did not have the capacity to raise nor...