Let’s show the world there is more to life than just how we look.
Nursing is amazing. The feeling you get caring for people; the communication, how grateful they are, is just so motivating.
I don’t know if I will marry a girl, but I want people to be able to accept me for who I am and to be kind and not curse.
When I look in the mirror; I see my thick thighs, big butt, boobs and small waist and think… actually I’m okay.
I really did feel like shit, and when I stopped caring about it, it was a very freeing thing. I have power over how I feel.
Growing up I always struggled to accept my hair... Many of my closest friends have never seen my full afro.
Music is very freeing. I’m not good at being vulnerable and it helps open me up... it’s intimate and intense.
I am helping build a school fence in coordination with ActionAid Myanmar. In the future, I want to be a businesswoman.
Sometimes my dreams feel unattainable... but I'm loving myself in this moment instead of trying to escape my darkness
When you feel good about yourself, it reflects on the people around you... the vibe rubs off onto your friends.
Beauty is so commonly associated with your appearance, but this couldn't be further from the truth. - Johanna
You need to be really tough to play rugby and I wanted to be a part of it, so I tried out and got into the Japanese squad...
It’s not about 'how can I make millions of dollars' but 'how am I going to do something that’s going to make me feel happy'...
My world has ‘no colour’, ‘no shape’ and ‘no outline’, but I have brilliant light and dark perception...
Staying in and being lazy reading and drinking tea makes me feel like a boss b*tch who is capable of doing anything.
I am a Myanmar girl, so I have worn thanaka all my life. Every day I put it on - I don't think I have ever not worn thanaka...
My best friend and business partner Georgia is a good example of beauty within. Her heart just shows through her eyes...
My tribe is Te Whānau-ā-Apanui. The school that I went to had about 100 students and all the other kids used to bully me...
I have been living in Hong Kong since 2010. Makeup makes me feel beautiful, it makes me feel better about myself...
Last year I was diagnosed with cancer - I’m coming through it very well. I have to fight it and that is exactly what I’m doing...
I’m an editor at the student newspaper, which is a bit of a boy’s club. I like when us women take back a bit of that power...