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    My Story by Viola Edward

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Viola Edward shares her story from being a serial migrant to growing into a serial awardee. From Serial Migrant to Serial Awardee “I am a relational being, passionate, adventurous, and in love with humanity, people, and nature. I am an eternal student, a traveler who is madly in love with psychology. I am a polyglot, a sister, a wife, a real and true friend for many.  Together is better As a creative social entrepreneur, business consultant, and advisor, I guide senior leaders and their teams to evolve their organizations’…

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    My Story by Lily Lynette Bashe

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Lily Lynette Bashe from South Africa shares her story! After a long career as a teacher I now wish to travel! “Born 8 April 1956. I am married to Michael Mkuseli Bashe and we have three grown up girls and granddaughters. We are both retired. Our wish is to travel. We had started but our tour was cut short because of the Corona Virus. My life as a teacher I hold Bachelor of Education from the University of South Africa. This was after I had done my Higher Secondary…

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    My Story by Martha Douwma

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today our Inner Circle Member Female Wave of Change, Martha Douwma in The Netherland shares her story of Bicultural Relationship and learning about racism. Experiences of racism ignited by a bicultural relationship “First, this is my story. Not about me, but especially my process on adopting awareness. And inviting you to learn out of it too. Sharing my lessons by becoming a partner and a mother in a bicultural relationship. I grew up in a white neighborhood in a small village in The Netherlands. Primary school was a white only…

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    My Story by Renée van der Burg

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Renée van der Burg, board member Female Wave of Change shares her story for corporate leader to empowering women across the world. From Corporate leader to Empowering Women Across the World “I was born in a middle-sized town near the sea in the Netherlands, as youngest daughter of hardworking, loving parents, with a sister 7 years above me and a brother almost 11 years older than me. In Dutch, they say “nakomertje”, something like the one who comes late. My name was chosen specifically in case I would be…

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    My Story by Mohit Kanade

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Mohit Kanade originally from India shares his story how his cooking developed from a necessity to passion: a tribute to his mother, his wife and his daughter. My cooking journey: from necessity to passion Life teaches us the most unexpected of lessons at the most unexpected junctures of our lives. “It all started when I was just 10. For generations there was a tradition for the women in my family: they have stayed away from all household activities during their menstruation time. We as the three men of the…

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    My Story by Susan Ganz

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Susan Ganz, Female Wave of Change Ambassador New York shares her story how she climbed the ladder of corporate America but decended again to create her own story. Some day people are going to know who you are “Some day, Susan, people are going to know who you are,” said my high school physics teacher. What did he mean by this? Upon reflection years later, I finally understood what he saw in me, what he truly meant, and what he was inspiring me to do. He was planting seeds…