BOARD OF DIRECTORS
wish to thank our board members and the many people who generously contribute
their time and talents to the Esteemed Woman Project."
"I am beautiful because Iíve embraced who I am fully and Iím celebrating
"Just believe in yourself and know what your intentions are. And if
you know that they're coming from the right place, then just have confidence in
that and do not second-guess everything you do."
"In my lifetime I have learned that beauty is not a physical
attribute, but a quality inherent in all women. I
support the esteemed woman project not only because it encourages women to recognize
their inner beauty, but it teaches them to gain confidence and self-esteem as
"I am beautiful because learning to love me was a big job. I've
mastered that, I think. Learning to spread that love, I think I've mastered that.
That's why today I'll say I'm Beautiful, O.K.?" www.beagaddy.org/
"You know when I learned I was beautiful? When I was 47 years
old I lost both my breasts to cancer and I learned that beauty has nothing to
do with body parts."
"In this country we still haven't gotten to the point where little
girls really know that they can be whatever they want to be and do what they want
& Ashley Kerns
"My mom taught me that not everybody is going to like
you and the most important thing is for you to like yourself and to be true to
your emotions, your feelings your heart, everything".
"I really do firmly believe that self-esteem is an evolving process.
Even today, there's always something that you can learn."
"I am beautiful because I am loved. No. I am beautiful
because I have loved and Iíve been loved and the rest is a distraction."
"I think self-esteem is something that you feel from the inside.
Where I get my self-esteem, of course, is being raised by a strong mother who
knows that a woman can do anything, or anybody can do anything that they set their
If you learn to compete when you're a young girl, learn about
self-esteem through sports and team building and setting goals and passing the
ball to someone that you don't like, but you respect... these are the fundamentals