Best selling author Susan Lewis speaks movingly about the death of her mother, when Susan was just nine years old She reveals the struggles she faced as a teenager finding her way in the world and recounts the story of the day she ran away from school. Her experiences as a young woman are why she supports Young Women's Trust and urges others to do so too.
Bestselling author Martina Cole left school at 15, slept on the floor of an unfurnished council flat and had her first child at 19. Even when she found huge success as a writer she struggled with confidence. Martina wishes Young Women's Trust had existed when she needed it and understands how invaluable our work is today.