Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie is a poet, writer, educator, New Yorker and world-wanderer ~ http://www.ekeretallie.com/bio.htm. And...Dana Leggett, a radical feminist mama of three from Winnipeg, Manitoba whose hope is to show vulnerabilty through art ~ http://yoniart-dana.blogspot.com. Carla, Tania and I met these women, among 83 others in NYC, who truly touched our hearts. You must check out their sites as they will also affect you in ways where you're so thankful to have met them, too! Thank you Mariahadessa and Dana for following your truths and igniting such beauty and generosity. Gratefully...!