Name: Ebony Vines Hometown – Maryland Where do you live? – New York City What does it mean to have a voice? –For me, having a voice means being my authentic self. It’s being truthful and honest in the words I speak and write, and through the events I produce How did you find your Read more about In Ebony’s Shoes: We Have The Power To Make Our Own Doors[…]
Name: Robyn Hatcher
What does it mean to have a voice? To be able to express your true self and opinions with confidence.
How did you find your voice? In high school, I deliberately forced myself out of my shell by auditioning for a school play.
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.
Name: Natasha Nurse
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.
Name: Leslie Short
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 you continue to grow your voice will change.
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.
Name: Jerlyn Thomas
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 assumed no one else wanted to hear it.
Name: Caroline Owusu-Ansah
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.
Name : Shemeka Denise Hometown: Dirty South by way of Harlem Current Residence: Brooklyn What does it mean to have a voice? Being unafraid to audaciously speak, live, and act on your convictions How did you find your voice? Two words: Trial and Tribulation. What event or series of events led to you finding your Read more about In Shemeka’s shoes: The Shelter WithIN the Storm[…]
With the next Power Brunch Sunday fast-approaching, my excitement builds with thoughts of new conversation to be had, with a group of women nervously unaware of their readiness to share it. As soon as you enter the home of our blog founder, Ellie Windham, you are immediately swept with the sweet smell of a casserole Read more about In Ashlee’s shoes: Does anybody do dinner parties anymore?[…]