Skip to toolbar
  • Stories / Blog

    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…

  • Stories / Blog

    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…

  • Stories / Blog

    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…

  • Stories / Blog

    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…

  • Stories / Blog

    My Story by Dr Ishrat Rafique Eshita

    July 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Dr. Ishrat Rafique Eshita  from Bangladesh shares her story how she she became a doctor at a very young age. Since I was a little girl I wanted to be a doctor “Since I was a young girl, I wanted to be a Doctor. I have always been interested in understanding Human behavior & Mental Health. I trained as a medical doctor and was keen on becoming a Clinician Scientist. However, it was during my undergraduate internship in the Psychiatric department that I realised we know little of the…

  • Stories / Blog

    My Story by Dr Rubee Singh

    June 2020 is the Female Wave of Change Story telling month: Stories matter and we want you to share yours! Today Dr. Rubee Singh from India shares her story how she became the voice of the underprivileged childeren in this global pandemic. Young Indian Girl on a Mission to Protect Children’s Right during COVID-19 Pandemic “My story starts from my birth city, very famous and known place called Lucknow “Nawabon Ka Shahar” which means ‘The city of Kings’, in India. Being the only child of my parents, I was the centre of their attention especially my mother needs special attention here since she has been the backbone of my education…