Celebrating Strong Women: Daughters of Eve

I am thrilled to introduce Caroline Wenger as this week's Strong Woman. When we met in Paris, Caroline was the first of my peers to help me realize that we are leaders now - not when we're "grown up." Caroline is British-born. She lived in Paris for 5 years  before moving to Swiss-German-speaking Switzerland with her Swiss-German/French husband … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Daughters of Eve

Celebrating Strong Women: Weapons of My Warfare

Today's Strong Woman is Shannon Maddox, my first blogging friend. Shannon, aka “Auntie,” is a writer, artist, and musician whose 9 to 5 …well actually 5 to 9… job is as a Member Care Specialist at her local YMCA.  Her blog, The Iron Diva (www.iron-diva.blogspot.com), chronicles her ongoing quest for total health (and anything else … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Weapons of My Warfare

Celebrating Strong Women: Grateful for Strong Legacies

This week, it is my pleasure to introduce my sister-in-law, Mary Beth Rim. Mary Beth is delighted and honored to participate in Celebrating Strong Women. She is a filmmaker and accountant currently residing in Media, Pennsylvania. She loves life, loves goodness and loves happy endings. Grateful for Strong Legacies My journey is not one of … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Grateful for Strong Legacies

Celebrating Strong Women: Becoming a Turtle

This week's Celebrating Strong Women contribution comes from Kinita Kadnar Schripsema, author of I Am Hagar: Forgotten No More. Kinita was born in Pune, India; grew up in Ontario, Canada; and currently resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is devoted to her husband, Ken, and their four children. As God writes her story, she writes about her … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Becoming a Turtle

Celebrating Strong Women: Learning from Differences

Today's post comes from my friend, Kellie Van Atta. We met as summer camp counselors and she has always impressed me with her passion for loving and serving others. Kellie is a wife, a mom, and a teacher. She is also the founder of The Family Service Club, an organization dedicated to teaching kids and … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Learning from Differences

Celebrating Strong Women: Fear, Love, Strength

Our Strong Woman this week is Kathy Swigle. Kathy is a connector who first invited me to MOPS and then encouraged me to start blogging. Kathy is a Denver Native who loves God, her hubby, her girls, emerging urban leaders, sports, coffee, writing, having fun, & working at her church. She hopes to move from fear … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Fear, Love, Strength

Celebrating Strong Women: Finding Your True Narrative

Today, I am honored to introduce Sarah Burton, one of the first women who comes to mind when I think of inspiring, strong women. Sarah loves to travel, cook and bake, and drink more wine than she’d admit to in front of her mother. She has served in the Peace Corps, been in nonprofits for 15 … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Finding Your True Narrative

Celebrating Strong Women: Strong is the New Sexy

I'm so excited to introduce Kristin Menson! Kristin and I met in Paris and have kept in touch, thanks to the magic of notecards mixed with social media. Kristin is a family of one (two if you count her furkid) living in the bayou state for her 10th year which all began as a trip … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Strong is the New Sexy

Celebrating Strong Women: Maysha Dawson

Maysha Dawson is beginning our series on Celebrating Strong Women. I asked Maysha to contribute because she is such an inspiration of balancing family and outside interests. She and her husband, Thomas live in southern California with their one-year-old daughter. Maysha earned Teacher of the Year and joined the Mojave Chamber of Commerce all in … Continue reading Celebrating Strong Women: Maysha Dawson