Jess Ekstrom founded “Headbands of Hope”, a headband company that donates a headband to a child battling cancer for every headband bought, when she was in college. Headbands of Hope has continued to grow and evolve throughout the years, and has donated over 400,000 headbands to date. Jess is also a speaker, mentor, and author of the new book, “Chasing the Brightside.” Listen to this great and beautifully bright episode of the 1 Girl Revolution podcast!
Laura co-founded Decoding Dyslexia Maryland after her daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia. Laura joins the 1GR podcast to share her own personal journey with dyslexia, her daughter’s dyslexia and how she advocated for her, and now how she’s helping other parents and individuals educate the public and advocate for people with dyslexia.