She was called the "World's Ugliest Woman," in a video that went viral (people can be so cruel). But Lizzie Velasquez, who has a rare disease, turned the hate into a platform to empower young girls with kindness. To hear her speak this morning at Girls Empowerment Network Houston We Are Girls Houston Conference at Hogg Middle School was beyond awesome.
There are 1,600 girls here. Girl power doesn't get any better than this.