In Krity’s shoes: Conquering the Fashion Industry One #OOTD at a Time

Name: Krity Shrestha Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI Where do you live? New York What does it mean to have a voice? Having a voice means having power, a confidence to speak up How did you find your voice? My grandmother largely inspired me and the fashion industry further encouraged my voice.  What event or series of events Read more about In Krity’s shoes: Conquering the Fashion Industry One #OOTD at a Time[…]

In Natasha’s shoes : Fearless Living is the Only Way to Live

Name: Natasha Nurse Hometown: Manhattan, New York Current Residence: Long Island, New York What does it mean to have a voice? Having a voice means you can share your thoughts, passions, and concerns with the world. You can do this unapologetically and fearlessly no matter what. What event or series of events led to you Read more about In Natasha’s shoes : Fearless Living is the Only Way to Live[…]

In Leslie’s shoes: I belong here

Name: Leslie Short Hometown: NYC, NY Where do you live? Brooklyn, NY What does it mean to have a voice? Understanding your inner power and what you will and will not except. Understanding your limits; not for what you can do, but for what you will allow others to do or determine for you. Understanding as Read more about In Leslie’s shoes: I belong here[…]

In Sheela’s shoes: Overcoming Fear to Pursue Your Passion

Name: Sheela Pai Hometown: New York, New York Where do you live?  New York, New York What does it mean to have a voice?  It means accepting and finding the beauty in all parts of yourself and your history How did you find your voice?   When I fell in love with running after over a year of Read more about In Sheela’s shoes: Overcoming Fear to Pursue Your Passion[…]

In Jerlyn’s shoes: Live Your Best Life

Name: Jerlyn Hometown: Wesley, Dominica Current Residence: Bronx, NY What does it mean to have a voice? Being your authentic self despite marching to your own drum or dancing to your own beat. How did you find your voice? By seeking purpose, running into some barriers, and learning to fail. I think my voice has always been there. It just Read more about In Jerlyn’s shoes: Live Your Best Life[…]

In Caroline’s shoes : Take The Risk

Name: Caroline Owusu-Ansah Hometown: Boston, Ma Current Residence: Brooklyn, NY What does it mean to have a voice? Say what you mean and mean what you say. How did you find your voice? I listened to my needs for a change, instead of others. I followed my gut; Stopped doubting myself; Stopped being afraid. I just went for it. Read more about In Caroline’s shoes : Take The Risk[…]

In Perla’s shoes: Tomar las Reindas

Name: Perla Brito Hometown: Taxco, Mexico Current Residence: Alpharetta, GA What does it mean to have a voice? To have a say in your life. To decide for yourself and have the control of your life in your hands. How did you find your voice? I gained control of my life by putting myself first and listening Read more about In Perla’s shoes: Tomar las Reindas[…]

In Heather’s shoes: Learning to Love Myself.

Name: Heather Schultz Hometown:  Born in Seoul, South Korea Grew Up: Farmingdale, NY Current Residence: Rockville Centre, NY What does it mean to have a voice? Being fearless and vulnerable; embracing your personal power How did you find your voice? By practicing self-love and forgiveness, leaning into my discomfort and approaching life wholeheartedly. What event or series of events led Read more about In Heather’s shoes: Learning to Love Myself.[…]

In Elise’s shoes : Becoming Confident, Bold, and Successful

Name: Elise-Christelle Woappi (prefers Elise) Hometown: Born in Cameroon Grew up: Hanover, Pennsylvania Current Residence: Manhattan What does it mean to have a voice? To be able to express yourself without setback and accomplish success despite the challenges you might face. How did you find your voice? I focused on developing my mental and emotional health so Read more about In Elise’s shoes : Becoming Confident, Bold, and Successful[…]