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EILEEN FISHER: Activating Leadership Grantees 2013

EILEEN FISHER: Activating Leadership Grantees 2013

We salute EILEEN FISHER’s commitment to empowering women. Check out the inspirational organizations and programs that received 2013 grants from the company ranging in amounts from $20K-$70K. And stay tuned for the announcement of  Activating Leadership winners for 2014. ABAN (A Ban Against Neglect): Young Women’s Empowerment Program: Empowers neglected and vulnerable homeless young women(…)

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Aarti Naik: Slum Girl Whisperer

Aarti Naik: Slum Girl Whisperer

Flip to the word Changemaker in the dictionary and you’ll find a picture of Aarti Naik, 24, book in hand, surrounded by a group of slum girls from Mumbai, India. They consider the adventurous young woman who created the SAKHI for Girls Education initiative and developed community based girls education program, Girls Learning Center  a teacher, mentor(…)

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Jos Dirkx Kicks Balls!

Jos Dirkx Kicks Balls!

Jos Dirkx runs Girls and Football SA. Her goal: To give a voice to female football players in South Africa and grant them a chance to share their passion, along with the hardships they have encountered as female athletes, with their communities. Jos was born in Rio de Janeiro and has since been traveling the(…)

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