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Steel City Allies

Steel City Allies

The Steel City Allies are allies who have taken their #firststepfirstchange towards ending gender-based violence. Gender-based violence is a global pandemic. We all have women and girls in our lives who we love and care about and all women and girls have an undeniable...

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Celebrating Women – Tarana Burke

Celebrating Women – Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke has been hard at work for the past 3 decades working against racial injustice, violence and gender inequity. Ms. Burke was a victim of sexual violence as a child and teenager. She states that these experiences inspired her to work to improve the lives of...

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Celebrating Women – Anne Frank

Celebrating Women – Anne Frank

Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank was a young Jewish girl who wrote a diary detailing her family’s two-year struggle hiding in an attic to escape the Nazi invasion. Her strength and courage is captured in her writings and her diary remains an important piece of history....

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March – Celebrating The Strength of Women

March – Celebrating The Strength of Women

In March, MentorAction celebrates the strength and resiliency of women. What makes a woman strong? Reflectively, I have pondered this question (among others) many times. Is it her ability to face adversity with grace, composure and a persistent willingness to pursue...

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