Rite of Passage Testimonials

Deborah Walker, Mentor

Why mentor for the Woman program? Simply because it would be selfish not to. Conversations with my mentees were refreshing. Whether for insight, information, or simply an opportunity to be a listening ear, my mentees bought into the relationship which spoke volumes about their commitment to personal growth. The only thing missing was more time together.  I applaud Dr. Davis…

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Rite of Passage Testimonials

Heather Garcia, Mentor

I have been honored to walk with several women who have gone through Amy Davis Abdallah’s Woman Rites of Passage program at Nyack College.  I love mentoring women throughout this program because it is truly amazing to watch how God uses it to transform girls into godly women before my very eyes.  Her emphasis on drawing out a woman’s relationship…

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Esther Huynh

“The Book of Womanhood helped me be transformed in that I gained more confidence in my being and my voice. My thoughts/ideas are of value and I can use my voice to encourage, spark change, and speak boldly. And one of the activities that blessed me was having the opportunity to interview various women of age and ethnicity. It’s so…

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Rite of Passage Testimonials

Marielle Franey, Mentor

I wasn’t far into The Book of Womanhood when something resonated with me. It was like a light bulb went off when I read the part about the rites of passage boys and girls go through culturally and how defining it is as a symbol or mark of one journey transitioning to the next.  Rituals and symbols are iconic in today’s culture, and…

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Thressa Irving

  “A raw understanding of the multifaceted components it truly takes to thrive as a woman, that’s what’s going here. This book covers the necessity of relationship with first & foremost God, oneself, others & creation. Each is of utmost value, but I in particular benefited most from relationship with self portion. It’s easy to make time in this day…

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