April 8, 2016 wasn’t just any day for me. It was the day I graduated. This symbolizes fulfillment of the societal standards of every person and an achievement to the lot who’s had to spend more years than what was required of their original choice.
For me, it symbolizes general success. A success in my area of specialization, in the field where survival is hard and the challenges harder, and a success in paying back to those who’ve backed me up for the last five years of my education.
Here are the people I’m talking about (‘Cause they deserve a post):
Last night, we went to a ball. Lucky us, we didn’t have to watch out for the midnight toll although the night was, in its own way, magical. It was purposely done for us– the soon-to-be graduates– to unwind and relax after all the months of restlessness (lesson plans, classes, studies ugh).
Thank you LORD for our considerate and compassionate officers and teachers! ♥
We had a night worth remembering 🙂
I don’t know. I suddenly wanted to wear a choker. Yeah, weird. Continue reading
When prompted of today’s celebration, people will tell you about some bad-ass women who have changed their lives and their perceptions in life. They may cite Audrey Hepburn, Coco Chanel, or Mother Teresa– people with names.
But in truth, this day is to celebrate the power that we hold in achieving what we want in our lives; the strength that is uniquely woman; and the unparalleled passion we show to the work we do, to the places we habituate and the people we interact with which means we don’t need to hang out with Miriam Santiago to feel empowered; every woman regardless of popularity, race, education, religion, etc., can empower, influence and make an impact.