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When you meet with as many women as I do on a daily basis, it’s inevitable that you’ll end up having a lot of the same conversations. There are so many shared experiences among women that when we get an opportunity to share, we quickly learn that we are definitely not the only ones.


Our community blog is filled with stories, articles, and insights from the amazing women who make Let Her Speak special. Start exploring below and consider contributing your voice to our blog!

When I look at the village that has been built around Let Her Lead, I see a group of women that meet this exact definition. And I can say firsthand, being someone who didn’t have a village like this for the majority of her life, that to be in their presence fills a void I didn’t recognize was missing. Rather than just telling you about this group, I want to highlight every woman who is connected to this program…


Rest can look like a lot of different things. For this Women’s History Month project, we partnered with Ashley Gurley Photography and asked women in Knoxville to tell us why rest is important in their lives, what they do for rest, and how rest impacts their sense of self. We selected 12 women to feature and share how they rest and feel found.

Jaleria always enjoyed dancing and movement growing up and into adulthood, but didn’t have time to explore her passion for it until the pandemic hit. It was early in lockdown that her long “watch list” of dance videos finally became a part of her restful routine.


The She Speaks Series was a project we produced during the pandemic (2020 – 2021) as a way for women’s voices and stories of resilience to remain visible and inspire others to forge their own paths. Watch video interviews with some truly incredible women!


Explore this virtual collection of submissions from women creatives who contributed their voice, story, and work in celebration of the tenacity of the female spirit and in honor of Women’s History Month 2021.

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