What's Your Word

What's Your Word: Resilient

Marissa Southards

Tags #WhatsYourWord, the awakenings project

What's Your Word:  Resilient
When you meet Jessica Ruby, there is an energy that surrounds her where you know it is her mission to get things accomplished, because having them done is not sufficient. In sitting for the second cycle of The Awakenings Project, it seems fitting she would choose the word resilient.

What's Your Word: Vulnerable/Dignity

Marissa Southards

Tags #WhatsYourWord, stories, the awakenings project

What's Your Word: Vulnerable/Dignity
Few women possess the quiet strength that Ashley Moore wields. There is something saged about her eyes, her smile, and her statuesque frame. It’s as if she holds keys, waiting to give them to the chosen. 

What's Your Word - The Photographer

Marissa Southards

Tags #WhatsYourWord, insights, TAP, the awakenings project, the ideal firestarter

What's Your Word - The Photographer

Empowered.

This history of The Awakenings Project STL is rooted in this word, photographed in late 2016 on the back of a woman whose husband taught her how to use a camera.

That woman is Marissa Southards.


What's Your Word: Wisdom

Marissa Southards

Tags #WhatsYourWord, awakenings, stories, TAP, the awakenings project

What's Your Word:  Wisdom
Welcome to the first #WhatsYourWord of 2018!

Believe Women

Marissa Southards

Tags awakenings, insights, personal reflection

Believe Women
In 2018, it's time to Believe Women.