My Birthday Wish: The Journey for 12 women

Last year, on this day, I sat on this same red couch and took a big leap of faith. I asked you to join me in supporting the City Harvest School of Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy, based on the outskirts of a slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Little did I know that seven months later I’d […]

Speaking of Changing the world …

Here are the students from the City Harvest School of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy on a recent field trip in Nairobi, Kenya. In one year this school has grown from six students to 32. (You can read the original Big Ask here.) It’s simple math: because we are helping to subsidize the rent, these girls […]

Thank you to the "One in Twenty" contributors.

A really big, warm thank you dankie xie-xie danke grazie to everyone who participated in the One in Twenty grassroots “Ask.” We managed to mobilize 20 people giving $20 each within 24 hours. I am so thankful. There is something extraordinarily powerful in coming together. Unity commands a blessing, indeed. I know the 16-year-old girl […]

One in Twenty: Let's Bring this Daughter to the Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver

Friends, I’d love to invite you into the story of a 16-year-old girl who is creating a life for herself beyond the shadow of Vancouver’s notorious serial killer. This 16-year-old’s mother was murdered by the pig farmer and she’s putting together the pieces of her life, finding her own voice and her own place on […]