It’s not every day that you get the chance to meet someone who is an inspiration to turn your life upside down and chase your dreams of making the world a better place. Several months ago, I did just that when I was virtually introduced to Kavita Ramdas by her cousin, who’s a close friend of mine. Kavita is a scholar, mother, advocate, and innovator. She is an international leader in the struggle for women’s rights and social change who has been on the front lines for the whole of her professional career with a passion for feminism since childhood.
I don’t have it as bad as some people.
I don’t have it as bad as other people.
But I’m not other people.
It’s different for everybody. Certain things are the same; the basic framework, the training, the long hours. I’ve seen big strong macho men crumble as the first bullet went zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzswhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh over their head. I’ve seen tiny little women run into incoming fire.
I’ve been that woman.
Here’s one average day. Read More A Day in the Life of a Soldier