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    My Story by Tasar Isskreah

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Tasar Isskreah, originally from Syria,  shares her story about the golden scars in her heart. The Golden Scars of my Heart “Tasar is my name. When I was little, I was ashamed to say my name because my father had invented my name himself. Later I realized how unique my name is. Saying my name a lot has made me proud of my name and pronounce it as if I am saying a poem. I fled to the Netherlands 3 years ago I am 45 years old and I…

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    My Story by Barsha Prasai

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Barsha Prasai, originally from Nepal, shares with you her story how she learned to become a leader. Learning to become a leader “My story starts in my birth city named Biratnagar in Nepal. My mother has been the backbone and the leader of our family and my father has been the soul of our family. My mother worked in a Government office and it is not common in Nepal for a woman to lead the family but it was different in our case. It is my parents who taught…

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    My Story by Yvonne Busisiwe Kgame

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Yvonne Busisiwe Kgame, member of the Female Wave of Change Circle of Wise Women, shares with you her story BUSISIWE “A young girl sat under the tree with her Grandmother. The old woman loved to sit under this tree and listen to the Radio. “Gran, what does it mean that children are a blessing from God?” the young girl asked as she sat next to the old wise woman. Her Grandmother smiled. She turned and looked at her beautiful Granddaughter. “It means that children are a special gift, whose…

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    My Story by Dr Kalpana Gopalan IAS

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Dr. Kalpana Gopalan, IAS, shares with you her story of a serendipitous life of happy chances. A Serendipitous Life of Happy Chances. “How do I encapsulate a lifetime in five minutes? I searched for a word to describe my life to you… and it is … SERENDIPITY. Almost as long as I have known, it seems that a combination of fortuitous circumstances have conspired in my life; to ensure not just that the right thing happened, but that the right thing happened at the right time. But let’s begin…

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    My Story by Pamela Thompson

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Pamela Thompson, Female Wave of Change Ambassador FAE Canada, shares with you her story how she made her dream come true. Dream big, believe in yourself, follow your heart and watch the amazing opportunities appear! “From a young age I’ve been curious about different people and cultures. Rita was a dear family friend who never married and had no children of her own. She was a university professor and enjoyed travelling. She would often send me postcards from her travels to foreign lands. I recall one evening when I…

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    My Story by Dr. Ruby Bakshi Khurdi

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Dr Ruby Bakshi Khurdi, Female Wave of Change Switzerland,  shares the story of her inspiration, her mother! My inspiration “SANTOSH” “Every girl dreams of her Prince Charming! Every girl dreams that one fine day her Prince will come & take her away in the wonderland…this is so well depicted in our Indian Bollywood movies…But alas life is not a fantasy, it is real! With dreams in my eyes & love in my heart I followed my husband to Europe immediately after marriage. I was excited & happy to begin…