An SWSG Mentoring Story: How a mentor discovers her own truth

Posted by Kenyora Johnson Jun 6, 2015 , , , , , , , , , , ,
Charlayne

During my first semester of college at UMass Boston, I was faced with a tough housing situation: one that left me hating myself for being so different from my other roommates. I took this as reminder of how imperfect I believed I was. I had felt like I had completely…Read More

Strong Service: A Mission Bigger Than Me

Posted by SWSG Mentor May 5, 2014 , , , , , , , , ,

SWSG Alumna, Kiana Rouchon, shares how she became an ambassador of change through her experience as a college mentor.

In Summer 2012, I was not enrolled in college. I was left with a high school diploma and shattered hopes. I made plans to go away to Jacksonville, FL for school but…Read More

Becoming a Strong Woman through my Strong Girls

Posted by SWSG Mentor Mar 3, 2014 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Harvard University student, Rosa, shares with us the power of volunteering with Strong Women, Strong Girls through her personal Peaks & Valleys as a SWSG College Mentor. 

This is my third semester mentoring with Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG) and my second at the Red Oak site in Chinatown. I still remember…Read More