LiftUp Stories

So many good women have lifted me up over the years. It’s hard to choose just one! So, let me start way back with a woman named Carol Hudler, an inspirational and pioneering leader and publisher in the newspaper business. I was a rising executive with a new...

You must mention Rini Johar of DISHADARSHAN.COM a commendable lady who helps South Asian abused women for the last 15 yrs or so. She is an unsung hero who diligently helps women without asking anything in return, be it arranging a storage for their needs,...

By Catherine Weihl: I have been reflecting on my own #liftup story and before I do, I want to acknowledge many people (you know who you are) because I know I have had the great opportunity to have different mentors, colleagues, managers, friends, relatives and many...

By Deidra Lieberman. The theme of our 29th annual PBWC conference this year is Stand Up Lift Up and I, along with all of our board members and staff, have been asked to share our Lift Up story. The premise behind this is to dig deep...

By Serenity Thompson Simmons. Sometimes it seems like the entirety of the first ten years of my career was spent on a plane. There have been so many truth-steeped moments spent with people I will never meet again. I don't remember her name or her company, but...

Friendship transcends disappearance: an enduring friendship goes on after death, the exchange only transmuted by absence, the relationship advancing and maturing in a silent internal conversational way even after one half of the bond has passed on. But no matter the medicinal virtues of being a...