social issues

She Turns Buses Into Mobile Showers for the Homeless

She Turns Buses Into Mobile Showers for the Homeless

Who am I? My name is Doniece Sandoval, and I live in San Francisco, California. My 9-year-old daughter says that I’m a super hero for the homeless. I think I’m more like a terrier with a bone; I won’t let go when I know I’m on to something good. What exactly do I do?  I(…)

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I Am Changing the World with Seaweed!

I Am Changing the World with Seaweed!

Who am I? I am a social entrepreneur and the founder of Samudra Skin & Sea. Samudra, the Sanskrit word for ‘ocean,’ is an organic skincare line featuring wild-harvested seaweed sourced in a socially and eco-conscious manner. Our goal is to help empower coastal rural women through seaweed harvesting opportunities and inspire protection of our global(…)

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An Atlanta Prison Innovator with a Big Smile

An Atlanta Prison Innovator with a Big Smile

  Who am I? My name is Kristen Daniel. I live in Atlanta, Georgia. And I head up – Pentorship – a social enterprise focused on reducing recidivism. What exactly do we do? We specifically focus on the development of dynamic and data-driven educational content so that more people have the opportunity to return home(…)

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An Israel-based Storyteller Promoting Peace in the Middle East

An Israel-based Storyteller Promoting Peace in the Middle East

Who am I? My name is Sarah Arnd Linder.  I am Jewish (my father is Israeli and my mother is Danish), and I’ve been living in Israel for the past nine years. I never thought I’d move here, but I came here for school and almost immediately became interested in the gender aspect of the conflict(…)

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#WhatIf We Invested in Girls’ & Women’s Potential This Holiday Season?

#WhatIf We Invested in Girls’ & Women’s Potential This Holiday Season?

The world we’re growing up in today is more connected than ever. What better way to use this environment than to unite to empower girls and women around the world, making sure that each and every one of them can exercise the same basic human rights that many of us take for granted? Of the(…)

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