Empowering/Encouraging Others

An Audience is Watching

The school that I coach for Girls on the Run sits in the inner city of Allentown. As the guidance counselor shared with me the first day, it isn’t in the “sexy” part of the city that...

Trust The Process- A Short Story

Last year in September, I experienced a very hard trial with anxiety and depression. Honestly, that had been my story for a very long time but I never acknowledged it because I always...

Tell Her She Can Run

At the age of 9, my daughter was beautiful and bubbly, intelligent and funny. Always tall for her age, she possessed a body built for strength and she was using that strength to become a...

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...

Your Personal Triumphs

VIDEO: Share YOUR personal triumphs on the path to empowerment, and remind other women and girls that they are not alone.

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...

I am inspired!

They use inspiring words. I feel more confident about my dreams. They told me not to be afraid to be ME. They told me that I can do ANYTHING. I encourage myself and everyone around me. It...

women's stories

I aspire to inspire…

For me, being successful and reaching my potential involves helping others be successful and realize their potential. I truly believe that my purpose on this Earth is to help others...

Fight Like A Girl

For years, I suffered silently with depression and anxiety. I was ashamed and embarrassed. Ten years ago, I reached a breaking point and I reached out for help. Over the years, my battle...

Why I run

Growing up I never thought of myself as sporty or athletic– that was my sister. She was coordinated, aggressive and an all-star athlete like my dad. I considered myself to be...