Encouraging/Empowering Others

You’re never too old to play with dolls.

Have you ever felt that you’re too old to be playing with dolls? Or if people find out that you play with dolls, they will judge you? Thats how I felt ever since I can remember I...

Mentorship: A Pathway Out of Poverty

It is a story being told by video, and so I’ve included the link in this form. It tells the inspiring story of Procedure Chikosi, a Mentor at Girls Time Club in Victoria Falls...

The Same Person, but not the Same

Hello. I am a 12 year old girl in 7th grade. As I grew up I found out more about my past. I am adopted. When I tell people that they say, ‘Oh I’m so sorry!’ or, ‘oh...

Happiness is our birth right

For a huge period of my life, I tied my self-worth with being a good house wife, my values as a woman consisted on learning how to cook and cleaning the house. Growing up I’ve heard...

Gifted to Speak

These past couple of years have been both traumatic and transformational for me. I have had many up’s and downs in life but still found the strength within me to continue moving forward...

Houston and the NICU

My name is Ashley Hall. I am the founder of Houston’s Lift Off. This is Houston’s story. Houston was born at 25 weeks. He was born August 14th, 2015. He weighted 1 pound 3 ounces when...

WHY CAN’T I BEEN SEEN EQUALLY

The main point of my story is that I’m trying to express my point of view on that Muslim girls are being heavily discriminated. I want young women to take from my story to not be...

‘Quitting is leading too.’

‘Quitting is leading too’ is a thought-provoking Nelson Mandela quote that lends itself to my journey to early retirement from the United Nations (UN) in Vienna, Austria in...

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As I read through my morning-of-procedure directions I realized I wouldn’t be able to take the double dose of ibuprofen 2 hours before and then 30 minutes before the procedure as...