Sharon Kathryn D’Agostino is a passionate advocate for the empowerment of women and girls, and for the human rights of all. She is the founder of the story-sharing platform, SayItForward.org, cohost of this podcast, and leader of monthly Women’s Circles that she hosts online. Sharon believes in the power of stories to spark our compassion for ourselves and for others, and to recognize that we are all connected.
In this episode, Sharon discusses SayItForward.org and her passion for women and girls being able to tell their stories in their own words… some reasons why women and girls share their stories, and how they inspire her every day… learning to speak up for herself and encouraging other women to do the same when they are not being heard… the importance of listening with an open heart and with the intention of understanding others… the role of mentors in her own life, beginning with her parents, and how this cultivated her passion for mentoring others… the celebration of recording 50 episodes of The Power Of Stories podcast… reminding everyone of how unique and important their own stories are… and the importance of listening to women and girls, helping them feel heard, and encouraging them to believe that they are powerful. (USA)