Lori Pompa, a professor at Temple University, and founder and Executive Director of the Inside-Out Center and Inside-Out programs around the world, joins the podcast this week to share her inspiring story, her incredible organization and the Inside-Out educational program that brings together campus-based college students and incarcerated students for semester-long courses held in prisons, jails or other correctional facilities.
Dayle Haddon – model, actress, and founder of Women One, an organization striving to build a world where every woman and girl has access to a quality education – joins the 1GR podcast to share her own life journey, wisdom she’s learned throughout her incredible life, how she founded Women One, she talks about the incredible work they’re doing to educate women and girls around the world, and so much more.
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.
Liz Plachta, co-founder of Ruby’s Rainbow – an organization that works to grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome and helps them achieve their dreams of higher education while also spreading awareness about DS – joins the 1GR podcast to talk about her own life journey, how Ruby’s Rainbow came to be and the incredible work they do, Down syndrome around the world and World Down Syndrome Day, and so much more! You don’t want to miss this inspiring episode!
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.