Lacey Buchanan is a wife, mother, attorney, and superwoman – who’s video of she and her son, Christian, went viral and started a revolution of kindness, hope, and love. Lacey joins the podcast to share her inspiring life story, her journey through motherhood, as well as the story of her son, Christian, who was born with a rare form of cleft lip and palate, as well as cleft eyes, which left him completely blind. Lacey talks about the viral video, the community they brought together, and so much more!
Aditi Merchant is a college student in Austin, Texas and she’s the co-founder and C.O.O. of Big & Mini. Big & Mini is a social platform that connects seniors and youth to bring an end to social isolation and to build community and friendship. Aditi joins the 1GR podcast to share her own life story, how Big & Mini came to be, and to talk about the incredible, innovative work Big & Mini is doing to connect young people and seniors.
Katie Hardy, the founder of Six Feet Over and Suck it! Suicide, suffered the loss of 8 friends and relatives to suicide, including her mother. Desiring to serve others who had suffered similar losses, Katie created Six Feet Over and Suck it! Suicide, in order to prevent suicide and to support those who had lost loved ones to suicide. Katie joins the 1GR podcast to share her life story, her personal experiences as a suicide loss survivor, and the story of how Suck It! Suicide and Six Feet Over were born, and more about the great work they do.
Angela Patton, founder of Camp Diva and CEO of Girls for a Change, joins the podcast this week to talk about her life and the incredible work she’s doing to empower young black girls. Camp Diva provides girls with fun activities, cooking, dancing, and important social skills that develop the characteristics of strong women. And Girls for a Change empowers girls by inviting them to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues in their own neighborhoods and around the world.
Krista Linden – wife, mother of 7 daughters, and founder of Step-by-Step – joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast this week to share her story and to talk about the incredible work of Step-by-Step. Step-by-step strives to help every woman see her pregnancy as a catalyst for positive change and believes that at the heart of every family is a built-in, powerful force to fight against generational cycles of crime, poverty, and abuse, and a force to establish healthier individuals and families, and more vibrant communities. Step-by-Step is an innovative organization and social enterprise, and it is truly transforming the lives of so many.