Leading Change

The Character of Disability

Having been born with a physical disability in the late 70’s my future was already decided by the doctors, occupational therapists, the education department… to them it...

Stand Up, Close Your Eyes, and Breathe

As you read this blog, let my journey inspire you but remember that yours won’t be the same as mine because our dreams are different. “Moraa, I conceived you when I was in form three...

Feminist Activism through Writing

My story is I do my activism with my writing. Since I couldn’t find a book about global young women’s activism, other than regional studies, I traveled to hot spots for democracy...

bigyang pansin

Hello po. Akoy isang simpleng magaaral na nababahala na sa kung ano nang nangyayari sa ating bansa. napapanood ko po sa balita na nais ng ating mahal presidenta ba ipatupad ang charter...

Will Eve-Teasers ever Rule the World?

CAT-CALLING / WOLF-WHISTLING / EVE-TEASING FACED BY A TEACHER. I, Xavier Siby Moorkattil, a sincere student from Second Year(B-Section) of Academic Year 2017-2018, S.P.N. No. 1603179...

Spontaneity Can Reveal Opportunity

In my early teens, we moved to San Diego after many years in Newport Beach, CA. This move forced me to leave the only friends I had known and start a new life. Once in San Diego, I was...

Empowerment for All

I first learned about Girls on the Run through a healthy living blog back in 2011 and remember thinking “this is a cool program”. Fast forward to 2017, and I am at the helm of our local...

Girl You Be Trippin’

What obstacles are you facing? Seems like a simple question to ask a group of young teens. During our Overcoming Obstacles lesson at the Heart & Sole team I coach, I asked that very...