Women of Worth

May 24
As a survivor of human trafficking and domestic violence, Shandra Woworuntu became an advocate to create change. After enduring months of abuse when she arrived in the United States from Indonesia in 2001, Shandra escaped from trafficking and began reaching out to other survivors, providing them with resources and support to find employment and shelter.
May 22
Posted by aknowles to Women of Worth, Volunteer Recogntion

The L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth program, inspired by the company's legendary tagline, “because you’re worth it,” reflects a belief in every woman’s worth. Each year, L’Oreal Paris and Points of Light honor 10 extraordinary women who are making a difference in the communities they serve. These women selflessly give their time, energy and passion to causes close to their hearts.

May 16
Born to a heroin-addicted mother in an Appalachian prison, Deborah Jiang-Stein spent the first year of her life in incarceration, then bounced between foster families until she was adopted. After overcoming the harsh realities of her past – including an addiction of her own – Deborah set out to empower and inspire incarcerated women with the hope and tools they would need to succeed in life after prison.
May 09

Raised by devoted parents of 10 children, Charolette Tidwell’s natural passion for caretaking led her to pursue a long and fulfilling career in nursing. Rather than retiring, Charolette found a new way to keep helping people, and founded a nonprofit to combat her hometown’s hunger crisis.

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