Faith, Grit, and Time

I had a conversation today with a couple of my young friends and their mom. I asked them what grit was. Two 14 year olds and a 10 year old said they had no idea. The youngest picked up her phone and asked it “What’s a grit?” The phone showed her a box of [...]

By |2021-07-04T05:56:24-04:00July 4th, 2021|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on Faith, Grit, and Time

Grapple with Filters

I recently had an interesting conversation with a couple of my female friends who are successful professionals that work in male dominated fields within the military/government service. They are civilians, exceedingly intelligent and thoughtful, and have worked very hard to get to the level that they have. I asked each of them what they [...]

By |2021-06-02T00:34:15-04:00June 2nd, 2021|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on Grapple with Filters

Influencers

I received my second Covid vaccine yesterday, and I am a little out of sorts today. I’m not complaining really, my arm is sore and I’m feeling very tired. I fully recognize the gift of science and the ability to help our world return to normal, as well as the protection for my own [...]

By |2021-05-03T00:17:04-04:00May 2nd, 2021|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on Influencers

The Lost Year

It’s April... a year has gone by. An unprecedented, weird, scary, cautious year: four full seasons. A year ago international travel was closed to us (whether we travel or not, it feels restricting), we wear masks that hide our smiles, schools are online, we can’t eat out or go shopping without worrying, we don’t [...]

By |2021-04-04T20:54:40-04:00April 4th, 2021|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on The Lost Year

emerge360 Unveiled

Our nonprofit, A Beautiful Me, empowers girls with life-giving messages about their self-worth and tools to build their confidence. In our emerge360 teen program, we train girls in business and philanthropy skills at our social enterprise retail store, The Closet by A Beautiful Me, in downtown Port Huron, Michigan. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced [...]

By |2020-10-15T12:32:10-04:00October 13th, 2020|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on emerge360 Unveiled

Reaching Girls Where COVID-19 Placed Them

Our nonprofit, A Beautiful Me, empowers girls with life-giving messages about their self-worth and tools to build their confidence. We primarily work with girls through workshops and assemblies in schools and at our social enterprise retail store, The Closet by A Beautiful Me, in downtown Port Huron, Michigan. When the pandemic closed schools and [...]

By |2020-09-01T15:07:55-04:00August 28th, 2020|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on Reaching Girls Where COVID-19 Placed Them

A Beautiful Me in the City

Leading and empowering girls can be quite an adventure, and February 2020 presented an exceptional opportunity for our organization to experience the truth of that statement. One of our A Beautiful Me Ambassadors, Naomi Elliott, had the opportunity to attend the International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly at the United Nations [...]

By |2020-05-08T12:40:47-04:00March 27th, 2020|ABMe Story Updates|Comments Off on A Beautiful Me in the City
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