Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

[The women’s] “bravery and resilience in the face of adversity inspires me every single day.
They are the true heroes of Pakistan.”

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy  journalist/documentary filmmaker
 Won 2012 Oscar for her documentary film “Saving Face”

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Susan RoAne

“The rewards go to the risk-takers, those who are willing to put their egos on the line and reach out to other people and
to a richer, fuller life for themselves.”

Susan RoAne coach/speaker

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

King Peggy

“[when elders say]: "'Listen you're a woman, so you listen to us.' Then I also say, 'I'm in the States, I'm a woman and, in the rituals with the ancestors, you chose me in the name of God, so shut up and sit down.' And they will sit."

         King Peggy Peggielene Bartels
           A US citizen who is a secretary in Ghana's US Embassy (DC) and king of 7000 in Ghana’s fishing village of Otuam  

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Samatha Garvey

"I was homeless…and because of the kindness of all these strangers…I have a house! I couldn't have gotten here without education--you make the best of it because it's the end to so many things.

Intel Science Talent Search semifinalist