Our intended purpose is to educate, empower, elevate, and edify all women in matters relating to entrepreneurship, economic development, personal growth and development, and health and wellness advocacy. We achieve these goals by forming strategic relationships with key women leaders, women organizations, and women owned businesses, to offer quality resources and activities that meet the objective of – know better, do better, live better. Standing In My Shoes, was created to dramatically increase the economic achievement, self-esteem, and life opportunities of women through effective action and leadership of its women mentors, membership corporations and trained volunteers. We promote life-transforming experiences…
Prior to Martha Stewart going away to prison, I wrote her a letter via e-mail. Having had a successful career in the criminal justice system, I had an opportunity to work with women who never imagined that one day this too would be a part of their journey. I kept thinking “I bet she never thought one day she’d spend one day in jail, certainly not five months!”(more…)
“Stood in my shoes. She would stand in my shoes. To make herself feel better, she would stand in my shoes, and now she says she doesn’t have to stand in them, that she’s much--- because she is standing on her own.” Oprah Whether you find yourself happy, highly motivated or suffering with loneliness, lowliness, despair, etc... You are not alone. “We Are Women” human, imperfect and vulnerable. “It's hard to practice compassion when we're struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance. When we're in search of compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted,…
Within the arms of our sisterly network of women leaders and mentors, you will be given valuable resources, personal growth and development skills, security, confidentiality and unique networking opportunities that will benefit you personally and professionally.
- Our goals are to assist in helping you to rebuild your self-esteem which ultimately leads to self-worth, self-love and self-empowerment.
- Boost your self-confidence by teaching you to accept and cope with past and present failures.
- We offer support to professional women who may be suffering in silence due to domestic abuse, drug or alcohol use, spiritual and professional burnout, integrity issues which lead to low self-esteem.
Our program consists of a variety of workshops, seminars and one breakout sessions that we call Solely Between Us!
On occasion, we welcome guest speakers who come in and share their personal stories of trials and triumphs. Most of our donated shoes come with an attached note generated by the donor that tells the story of the journey in those shoes. For example “These are the shoes that I wore when I received my undergraduate degree at age 40.” Or, “These are the shoes that I wore out of that abusive relationship.” “After years of trying to conceive these are the shoes that I was wearing when I found out that I was finally pregnant.” “I wore these shoes on my wedding day!”(more…)