Karith Foster is a stand-up comedian, motivational speaker, TV and radio personality, author, and founder of FRAME – Foster Russell Alliance For Meaningful Expression. Karith joins the 1GR podcast to share her life story, she tells the story of how she got into comedy, and she shares funny and inspiring stories from her life and career. Karith talks about her work through FRAME, Laughter Bootcamp, her most recent book, “You can be Perfect or You Can be Happy”, and so much more!
Deidre Pujols, wife to Los Angeles Angels First baseman Albert Pujols and mother to 5 children, is the co-founder of the Pujols Family Foundation, and founder of Strike Out Slavery, Open Gate International, and Open Gate Kitchen. Deidre is an incredible woman who is doing so much to make the world a better place everyday. Deidre joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her inspiring life story, her journey with Albert and her family, her incredible work, and so much more!
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.
In March 2020, Michelle Brenner was furloughed from her job (Covid-19). Michelle decided to use her $1200 stimulus check to buy ingredients and make lasagnas for anyone who wanted/needed one, including 1st responders, individuals and families in need, etc. To date, Michelle has given away over 1,500 lasagnas – and her “Lasagna Lady” legacy continues to grow. Michelle joins the podcast to share her life story, how the “Lasagna Lady” came to be, how she’s changing the world one lasagna at a time, and more!
Brittany Schiavone is the founder of Brittany’s Baskets of Hope. Brittany’s Baskets of Hope is dedicated to bringing information, support, community, guidance, and hope to families welcoming babies with Down Syndrome into their lives. Brittany says, “I believe people with Down syndrome can do anything—really, really anything!” And she is proof of that. Brittany and her mama, Sue, join the 1GR podcast to share their story and to talk about Brittany’s Baskets of Hope.