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.
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.
Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner, she’s the founder of Fertility Friday and host of the Fertility Friday podcast, and she’s the author of “The Fifth Vital Sign”. Lisa joins the podcast this week to share her life journey, how she became interested in fertility awareness and how she became a practitioner, why fertility awareness is so important – and empowering! – for women, and so much more!
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!
Treger Strasberg is the co-founder and CEO of Humble Design, an organization that furnishes the houses of individuals, families, and veterans across the country, who are transitioning out of homelessness into warm, welcoming, and uplifting homes with donated furniture and household goods.
Treger joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to talk about her life story, how Humble Design came to be and the incredible work they do, her family’s TV show “Welcome Home”, and so much more!