Shreyaa and Esha Venkat, the sister-founders of the teen-led non-profit volunteer network dedicated to providing volunteer and leadership opportunities to make the world better through kindness. Shreyaa and Esha join the 1GR podcast to share their life stories, to talk about how NEST4US came to be and more about the amazing volunteer network that they’ve created, and more about their incredible work. They also share powerful stories from their work, ways we can all spread kindness, what’s giving them hope during this difficult time in our world, and so much more.
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.
Rebecca Bender is a survivor of human trafficking, she’s a speaker, author, innovator, fighter, and she’s the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI) and Elevate Academy. Rebecca joins the 1GR podcast to share her life story, how she was trafficked for nearly 6 years, how she found freedom and her purpose, what she’s doing now to combat the human trafficking epidemic in our world – and what we can all do! Rebecca also talks about her memoir, “In Pursuit of Love” and so much more!
18-year-old Jessica Goldberg is the founder of Sib4Sib, an organization that supports the siblings of individuals with mental health and/or developmental or cognitive differences by providing support groups, advocacy services, networking, social outings, and so much more for young people between the ages of 6-18.
Jessica joins the 1GR podcast to share her own life story, how Sib4Sib came to be and more about the work that they’re doing to support young people, and so much more.
Susan Ramirez, founder of Austin Angels – an organization that walks alongside children in the foster care system, as well as their caretakers – joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her story, the story of how Austin Angels came to be and the beautiful work that they do, and so much more.