WOMEN
09/08/2011 02:34 pm ET Updated Nov 08, 2011

Valerie Plame Wilson, Lyzbeth Glick Best, Daisy Kahn And Others Reflect On September 11th

We’ve been so impressed and inspired by the number of stories about women coming out this week in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11:

Each of these features reacts to and breaks the silence around how women responded to and were affected by 9/11.

Below we're thrilled to feature quotes from six of the women included in TIME's gallery, revealing in their own words how 9/11 impacted their lives.

PHOTOS and QUOTES:

PHOTO GALLERY
Female Portraits Of Resilience

You can see all the photos, video and testimonials from "Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience" at TIME.com.