The Vision by Brenda R. Bryan
Imagine This: 20 women dressed in all white, wearing painters’ coveralls and white masks, standing in a spot on the stage in total darkness.
One voice rises from the stage, “I AM.”
One woman is getting ready to tell her story, a collective story.
She shares a story of pain, love, creativity, lessons, heart, laughs, and empowerment.
The women start with the one voice coming from the group, “I AM.”
Each woman now joins in a choir of “I Am.”
Each voice’s tone stands out in its vibrancy, its intent to share a part of themselves, an invitation to join the collective.
There is a desire to be seen, heard, and belong. The voices behind the masks begin to tell a story. Listen carefully as their journey unfolds.
Do you hear your story in theirs? My guess is that you start to tap in and identify with so many parts of the story, the voices now sharing themes within the storytelling.
We are taking a deep and intimate look at women’s lives and the truths of them. Each view is uniquely its own, but each story reveals and releases a part of each woman’s life left unseen, silenced by a society that does not value her voice or her point of view.
This night we change all that.
In small groups, they weave their story together, bringing the audience into their lives.
We call together women who are creatives, musicians, entrepreneurs, mothers, homeowners, and women on the edge. These are women taking a stand for themselves and those they love.
As the stories weave together, we are given a rare and precious gift of insight and longing, a gift of claiming and reclaiming. We are uncovering a power within that comes from the revelation of a shared story.
Sharing our stories is a powerful source for women to change their lives and influence those around them, encouraging others to share and tell their own stories. This process provides a sacred opportunity to change herstory.
But how will this story-sharing really go? I can think of 100 different ways. We will only know once we collectively build our stories and transform them into an experience we will co-create.
This is a call to action. I am calling for you to join the choir of voices, speaking to be healed and heard, to claim your mighty purpose.
Does this sound like something you’d like to co-create with other sisters?
It will be an adventure like no other. A commitment to your own telling. An opportunity to create an awareness of who you can be by sharing your story and collectively changing your life and the lives of countless other women who feel alone, isolated, disrespected, and unheard.
A collective story of what can now become our superpower.
You (yes, YOU!) could be an impactful influencer of change.
Your story matters. Let’s share it. Let’s change lives.
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Brenda is a fantastic coach.
She is truly passionate about supporting women in being seen and heard. Brenda uses a combination of gentle support and challenge to bring out the best in her clients and in every human being with whom she comes into contact. The Raise Your Voice Speakers Club helped me grow in confidence and clarity in delivering my message, in a community environment that made me feel safe yet also challenged me to grow. I highly recommend the Speakers Club to any woman who has a message to share and is ready to play bigger in the world!
Like most people, I guess, I’ve been terrified of public speaking!
Yet I realize that it’s a necessary skill for today’s entrepreneurs and a path to personal empowerment. Turning to Brenda for her expertise and coaching has already made a big difference in my comfort level and ability to show up as myself.
Brenda has the insight, tips and tricks to make “raising your voice” much more than an exercise in imparting information to your listeners. She helps me create more engaging, coherent, and exciting presentations that feel authentic to who I am. If you want to shift how you come across onstage and be seen and heard as a trusted expert, I highly recommend you get in touch with Brenda.
The Raise Your Voice Speakers Club is an AMAZING GROUP..
..of heart centered women coming together to speak our stories.
I like to describe our club as “An empowered group of women, joining energies to make our voices heard, and make the world a better place.”
If you ever envisioned yourself speaking clearly on stage, or wished you could stand up in front of a group and not vomit, to speak your mind, or even speak out loud. If you’re looking for a sisterhood of support, this might be the time for you to come check out our Club.
I have found her speakers club to be an excellent..
..environment in which to learn about promoting my professional interests as an author and an artist. As a result of my participation in this club, I feel much more confident when I speak about myself now, and as a result, my message has become more easily understood and more relevant to the general public.
You’ll be touched and inspired.
I recently attended the inaugural Fireside Stories event put on by Brenda Bryan, creator and facilitator of the Raise Your Voice Speakers Club, and I was thoroughly impressed.
The women who shared their stories and experiences to an attentive crowd were bold, brave, powerful (and brilliant) in their storytelling skills, their authenticity, and their willingness to be vulnerable.
And it’s no wonder with Brenda at the helm, guiding them through the nerve-wracking process of public speaking. She is a soulful, nurturing, and wise mentor who genuinely cares about women’s voices and women’s lives.
I highly recommend Brenda’s Speakers Club and her Fireside Stories event. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry.