Social Impact Heroes: How Sarah Symons and Her Future Coalition have helped over 3,000 women and girls on their journey to freedom and independence

Yitzi Weiner
Mar 1, 2020 · 19 min read

The Elephant Marches On, Heedless of the Barking Dogs. This Nepali folk saying means that no matter what anyone says, and regardless of the negative voices, you need to keep moving forward in the direction of your highest goals. If I had a dollar for every hour I have wasted worrying about a difficult conversation or someone not approving of me or my work, I could fund all my projects right now! For me, like many women, the ‘disease to please’ is a huge challenge. It’s a game you can’t win, and a huge waste of your precious time as a leader — and I am grateful to have made great strides with this. The needs of the girls we serve, and those still waiting for our help, are too urgent to waste time worrying about what other people think.

  • The pride of seeing a girl — once abused in a brothel with no hope of any kind of future — graduating from high school or college and often helping others
  • The transformation of a room, a building, or an entire community.
  • Hundreds of children, born into brothel communities, in a safe space every day and night at our Red Light Resource Centers
  • The flash of hope returning to a person no longer endangered or enslaved.

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Yitzi Weiner

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Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

Yitzi Weiner

Written by

A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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