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Offer: A Tale of Two Women

This articles relates the inspiring stories of two women who work with youths and took part recently in a Goldman Sachs training program. I hope it inspires you as it did me.

Here's an excerpt:

"...Almanza and Farid are recent graduates of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program that teaches practical business skills -- Almanza through Mills College in Oakland and Farid through the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. Though oceans and thousands of miles separate them, the program's education and professional advising have helped both women fulfill a common mission -- rescuing the world's at-risk children. "One thing that Jamie and Andeisha must share is iron-discipline," says Siobhan Reilly, a professor of economics at Mills College Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of business, who first drew the parallels between Almanza and Farid's lives when she met Farid at a 10,000 Women event in July 2009. Mills College is the only 10,000 Women partner school teaching business skills to women in the U.S. "I was always astonished at Jamie's ability to meet her academic commitments, while juggling a job and a young family on her own..."

Comments

Dear Anna,

It so nice of you have shared the tale of the two women that distance is not a hindrance in fullfiling a dream.I am inspired that inspite of my age near to late 50's I'm willing to learn and pursue my education in order for me to be more effective. I've been involve with the children-in conflict with the law with which our national hero says"they are the hope of our future.I'm doing this because once I manage to help a child the parents especially the mother will be unloaded on her worries.

Mabuhay ka ! ! !

aarsenal's picture

RE: What a very inspiring story . . .

Hi, Adelma, thanks for commenting on this post. Your own work is not only inspiring but I am sure also personally rewarding. Let stories like these pull you through your tough times. Mabuhay ka, Adelma!

Anna

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Sampaguita Flores's picture

Dear Anna, Thank you for

Dear Anna,

Thank you for sharing this story. Improving of ones self is truly important. I learned a new word added for my vocabulary, "Iron-Discipline." Thank you.

Take care,
Sampy

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RE: A Tale of Two Women

Hi, Sampy! I'm happy to hear the story has inspired you, as well. Hearing about such women helps give you the strength to push on, doesn't it?

See you in FB :)

Anna

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Sampaguita Flores's picture

Dear Anna, Yes indeed. Thank

Dear Anna,

Yes indeed. Thank you. See you in FB :) as well.

Take care,
Sampy

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