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.
Hailey Scheinman, co-founder of Livy’s Hope and President/CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation’s Kids Crew, joins the podcast to share her inspiring life story, her twin sister Livy’s story and what it was like growing up with a sibling with epilepsy and other health concerns, she talks about Livy’s Hope, Lemonade for Livy, and her work with the Epilepsy Foundation, her episode of Marvel’s Hero Project on Disney+, and so much more! You don’t want to miss this inspiring episode of the 1 Girl Revolution podcast!
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!
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!