"I am inspired by the philosophy of UBUNTU: I am because we are. Helping people reach their greatest potential through the help of others."
"I feel empowered by the power of choice. Waking up everyday and living in an environment where I can make choices that make a positive impact."
"One of the things that makes me feel the most empowered is having a lot of other powerful females around me.
But more importantly it’s the power of knowledge...its what we gain from working together as women in a very sisterly way.”
"The last time I felt inspired was 10 minutes ago on stage. Being a performer is my favorite part of being a musician and when I feel most like myself."
"Everyday I’m inspired...living in Austin...the amount of opportunity. Whatever you do career, music, living every day in this city is inspiring really."
"What makes me feel empowered is being able to express myself through music.
I know that sounds cliche, but artists like India Aire, Janelle Monae, Lauryn Hill and have encouraged me to express myself through music. Your words and your music can shine through and empower people to be authentic. That’s what I’m inspired by. People who go up and pour their heart out behind a mic. They’re not afraid to fail. It inspires other people to do the same.”
"I’m empowered by being a woman who teaches herself everything."
"What empowers us? Honestly, being believed in by other women."
"I feel empowered by working...the fact that I can work hard and pay my bills and do things on my own. That’s pretty empowering."
"I’m empowered by expressing myself and my opinion confidently...being in spaces where that’s encouraged makes me feel empowered."
"What makes me feel empowered is doing things for myself."