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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Education is the only solution, she said.

Education is the only solution, she said.

For my 16th birthday I recall going bowling with a few friends and we had a fun, carefree evening. When Malala turned 16, she addressed the UN Youth Council about the importance of educating girls. She is the epitome of courageous. The Taliban wanted her dead, “they thought the bullets would silence us. But they […]

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