Because I want love to win. It must.

Because I want love to win. It must.

I watched with hope and optimism for a Clinton victory on election night. As the results started to come in, and the reality of a Trump victory became inevitable, the seedling of fear in my stomach grew. Admittedly, I am not well-versed in American politics or Republican versus Democratic policies and platforms. That was not […]

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Transforming the world together; one testimony at a time.

Transforming the world together; one testimony at a time.

I am ecstatic to announce the global community book project, Passion over Past, is officially complete and the book is now available for purchase online! Who knew pursuing one small, simple idea I had last March (2014) would completely transform my journey. These past 15 months have been some of the most challenging, yet outrageously satisfying days of […]

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Change starts locally, says Liesl Gerntholtz

Change starts locally, says Liesl Gerntholtz

Human Rights Watch changed my life. It was because of a documentary I watched at the HRW Film Festival that We Talk Women even began. I attribute most of my knowledge of human rights issues to their reports and articles. The festival puts a human face to the stats and although that can be upsetting […]

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#BringBackOurGirls

#BringBackOurGirls

On April 14, the Boko Haram Group kidnapped over 200 Nigerian teenage girls (some sources now believe the number is actually close to 300) from their school in Borno State. Since then, the girls have not being found and the Nigerian government has shown insensitivity in the matter. It is estimated that a little over […]

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