From the moment I had my interview to the last day of the internship, I knew I was surrounded by women who are doing the utmost to uplift, support, and protect each other.
As I’ve gone through these 25 years of life, I’ve evolved into a strong, willful, independent woman.
This past summer, I worked at a restaurant in my neighborhood for a brief amount of time before quitting due to a manager who was abusing his power, disrespecting and harassing his employees.
We will work to force Trump to reconsider and continue working until gambling with people’s lives is no longer political sport.
Our hearts our heavy, and the weight of it could render us numb, it could leave us desensitized, it could convince us we are helpless.
If you want our votes, you have to protect our rights and that includes protection from discrimination and freedom to live the gender identity that we know to be true.
We want to say it’s incomprehensible that we should have to convince our elected officials to preserve and improve our lives when that is their very job description.
One of the issues that I am most passionate about, now more than ever, is the discrimination for women with disabilities.
Growing up as the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants in the U.S., I have been very concerned about the recent anti-immigrant sentiments in the U.S.
I am attending this convention because I believe in my ability to make a difference and I know that Platform will empower me to do so.
Ever since the sixth grade I had been turning the idea of identity in my head like a revolving door. I often reflected on what it meant to be a Pakistani-American Muslim.
First, computer science and optimization is definitely what I want to spend my life doing, and second, the industry is inherently biased against women.
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