In Vanessa’s Shoes : The Struggle Was Worth it

Name: Vanessa Ceballos
What does it mean to have a voice? It means that you have the power and the personality to show yourself to the world just the way you are, with no shame and with no fear about what anyone thinks about you.
How did you find your voice? With lots of work on my self-esteem and with my mother always cheering me on to make my dreams come true.

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

Name: Krity Shrestha
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.

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

Name: Sheela Pai
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 struggling emotionally. I not only found a healthy outlet  for all those feelings but I also met so many people in the incredible NYC running community who openly and eloquently shared their life challenges, making me feel comfortable to do the same.