Looking forward to being able to check out this whole thing. Brown girls all across the world. Our stories are different, but there will always be a common thread. Girls Rising. 

Be a barrier breaker. We can sometimes let any little thing stop us. We don’t know the language. We are too short. We are too this and that. Shakira was able to cross over to US music and remains one of the best selling artists of this time. With many accolades and business ventures she is one of the power players in entertainment. It didn’t matter what town she came from or the language that she spoke. Hard work and dedication will get you there no matter the barriers.