My Mentoring Relationships with Disabled Girls

National Mentoring Month passed back in January, but as this year has progressed, I seem to find myself reflecting on mentoring a lot. Over the past year, I’m extremely proud to have found myself in a mentoring role for not one, but two fantastic young disabled women. Disability EmpowHER Network While January was a monthContinue reading “My Mentoring Relationships with Disabled Girls”

Supporting Young Leaders in Arizona

In early March, I had the honor of flying to Phoenix, Arizona, to support young leaders with disabilities as they were honored by Rep. Jennifer Longdon of the Arizona House of Representatives.  I am the executive director of Disability EmpowHer Network, a national nonprofit that connects, motivates, and guides disabled girls and women to grow,Continue reading “Supporting Young Leaders in Arizona”

A Week at EmpowHER Camp

I’ve previously written about how we launched Disability EmpowHer Network last year. Disability EmpowHer Network is an organization dedicated to empowering girls and women with disabilities to live to their fullest potential and have the confidence to lead. Our first big program is EmpowHer Camp. This is a multi-stage skill-building, empowerment, and mentoring program thatContinue reading “A Week at EmpowHER Camp”

Stephanie Woodward: EmpowHERing Others

Stephanie Woodward is passionate about many things: coffee, cats and even pie! More importantly, Stephanie is passionate about disability rights and making the world accessible and inclusive for those with disabilities. It’s been 31 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed and there is still more work to do. While continuing the fightContinue reading “Stephanie Woodward: EmpowHERing Others”

Preparing for EmpowHER Camp

In a previous blog, I shared that I recently launched a nonprofit dedicated to empowering girls and women with disabilities called Disability EmpowHer Network. In that post, I shared a bit about two of our programs: Letter from a Role Model and EmpowHer Camp.  Now that some time has passed, I am excited to giveContinue reading “Preparing for EmpowHER Camp”

Expanding Access to Role Models for Girls with Disabilities

Back in November, I told you about the new nonprofit organization I co-founded, Disability EmpowHer Network. Disability EmpowHer Network is dedicated to connecting, motivating, and guiding disabled girls and women to grow, learn, and develop their highest potential and gain the confidence to lead. When I first shared the news about Disability EmpowHer Network, we only hadContinue reading “Expanding Access to Role Models for Girls with Disabilities”