As a high school teacher, I often witnessed physical appearance-based bullying. Young women in particular were either bullied or suffered low self-esteem because of how they looked.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB)
June 20, 2017
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Cynthia Henry as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.
“I’m pleased to welcome Cynthia into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”
A recently retired English teacher, Cynthia Henry has always loved to write. Through the years, she has enjoyed sharing her passion for the written word with her high school students as well as with the children she teaches at a Sunday School. And it is her students who have now inspired her to write her first book, “The Leah Factor: Recognizing True Beauty and Worth,” a story that focuses on the impact of how much emphasis society places on physical beauty.
“As a high school teacher, I often witnessed physical appearance-based bullying,” Ms. Henry explained. “Young women in particular were either bullied or suffered low self-esteem because of how they looked.” As a long-time Sunday School teacher, Ms. Henry was familiar with the biblical matriarch Leah who was ostracized by society because of her physical appearance. “It soon became clear that the Lord was leading me to write a book about Leah’s story to encourage others…