“I want to make that clear. This is: I am now a woman, I have a voice in the universe, and I want to do everything I can to become an expert in social justice and hope I can make a difference and mobilize young people to change the world.”
She has decided to speak out against one of her teen-age demons: bullying. She recalls being put in a garbage can, taunted. People yelling obscene names at her in front of others threatened her abilities to maintain her straight-A grades.
Today, she believes that bullying is an obstacle to education; Harvard University thinks so, too, where she unveiled her Born This Way Foundation, intended to empower kids and nurture a kinder environment.
You see her shoes, can you guess who this voice belongs too? Here she is…
(S-R archives photo)