• Olivier S.E. Courtois

Ode to My Daughters

Updated: Mar 25

👉 I remember it like it was yesterday. For the first time I was going to be a dad. This being was going to turn our lives upside down to a level we hadn't anticipated.

👉 She was born with an overwhelming energy, a thirst for life.

👉 Throughout her childhood and adolescence, she marked us with her energy, her will, her strength, her struggles.

👉 A few years later, her sister was born. Her temperament was so different, yet she had the same strength, the same thirst for life.

👉 Today, both of them have become fulfilled adults. They have opened my eyes to the struggles they had to fight as human beings but also as women.

👉 They have helped me to better understand and feel the world seen and experienced by women.

👉 Thank you to both of them and to all the women who have helped me to become a man.

👉 Let's work to create an inclusive world where everyone is respected and appreciated for who they are, and where no one has to be a victim of who they are!

👉 And you, what have you done today to make the world a fairer place for your daughters, for women, for all humans!

#internationalwomenday2021 #diversityandinclusion #leadership

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