Empowering Others

Sliding Doors: A New World

Life is always surprising and, although we know that it is, we are always flabbergasted by the vagaries of events. At a certain point in my life, like many other women, I was diagnosed with...

Rise of The Go-Getter Girl!

A go-getter girl is on a mission to write one of the greatest stories ever written. She makes life happen for herself, and does not let life happen to her. To be honest with you, I have...

women's stories

Waking up to your dreams

My name is DosumuFlexxy, I survived TB. It was really a time and period of pain but indeed I survived it. My story is to inspire a heart that gives up quickly. There is nothing impossible...

Sliding Doors: un nuovo mondo

La vita è sempre sorprendente e anche se sai che è così, si rimane sempre sbalorditi dal flusso degli avvenimenti. Ad un certo punto della mia vita, come molte altre donne, ho incontrato...

Madame Secretary General From the Slum

A few days ago, I was asked again a question I receive quite often, “How did you grow up so differently from the ghettos where you were raised?” My answer has always been simple, the...

Awareness is key for prevention

Don’t ever give up, demand answers from your doctor, question the root cause of your illness, find another doctor if your gut is questioning your current one, become your own health...

The Adolescent Girl Puzzle

In my community, being a girl is like putting together a really difficult puzzle. Being a girl can often mean that the different pieces of you don’t quite fit together. You should not be...

A Girl from Sinking Bottom

Early in my childhood, my parents separated and eventually got divorced. My sister and I went to live with our grandmother in rural Jamaica. We lived in a farming community called James...