I spoke about my experience with homelessness in front of 5,000 people and helped raise more than ,000 for homeless families.
One of the last nights, we spent seven hours hidden under a bus; the pain was so strong I thought I would die.
The space was very narrow, and I felt I was losing my legs because I no longer could feel them.
A.'s Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program, now entering its 10th year.
Twenty-two high school juniors will be paired for a year with some of the top female leaders in film and television.
Prolific television producer Chuck Lorre will for the second year sponsor two scholarships through his foundation.
Entrepreneur Lori Greiner will fund one full-ride scholarship.This will be the only enrollment period for the Class of 2019.Applicants selected for the program will be notified by April 15, 2019.YESSENIA I grew up learning K'iche', which is my first language, in Guatemala.My family survived by farming and harvesting for ourselves.From being stripped, board by board, by harsh gusts of wind, to being invaded by storm surges, a house can be completely knocked down.But what if life is a hurricane, and you are in the house that was built without a stable foundation?I've been through traumatic events, but I've come out a warrior.LAURYN Hurricanes can devastate a house that hasn't been built with a stable foundation.From a very early age, my life taught me to value how much or little I had, taught me to share what little I possessed with the most needy.I did not have enough time to study, but my desire was always pushing me forward.