Honoring Dr. Tererai Trent

Dr. Tererai Trent

2020 The Year of the Woman

An Internationally Acclaimed Voice for Women’s Empowerment & Education

Trent, from Zimbabwe, grew up in poverty where girls were not educated and yet a statue of her will stand in NYC among other Statues for Equality.

Against all odds Trent broke generational poverty, early marriage, and illiteracy.

Against all odds Trent got a GED after studying for eight years.

Against all odds Trent earned a spot in college in the United States.

Against all odds Trent, became Oprah’s “all-time favorite guest.”

Her book, The Awakened Woman-Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams, is available in Audible and I will be listening to it tomorrow. I didn’t want to wait any longer before making this post.

You may also listen to numerous video interviews with Tererai Trent on YouTube. I encourage you to do so. Let’s let our girls and young ladies know their own potential. Let’s empower them and tell them they are capable of reaching their dreams.


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Gail Cawley Showalter

One comment

  1. That’s great! glad u posted!

    I sent u a check today for Latoya or whomever u select for SMORE student.

    Would send me Jackie’s grad invite?

    What would b a nice gift?

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