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.
Erin Mitchell is the founder of Nation Unsevered, an Indigenous Ally Organization, and the Program Coordinator for House of the Moon, an Indigenous Women’s Empowerment and Self-Defense Training Program Responding to the “Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls” (MMIWG) Crisis in US and Canada. Erin joins the podcast to share her inspiring life story, how she became aware of the issues facing the Indigenous peoples, the crisis of “Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls” (MMIWG), how she became an Ally for Native Americans and how you can too, and so much more.
McKenzie Gallagher is the co-owner of Rove Estate Vineyard and Winery, she is a wife and mother of 4 children, she’s a cancer survivor, and she’s the founder of H.O.P.E. – Helping Other People Everyday. McKenzie joins the 1GR podcast to share her powerful story, she shares how she was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer – Triple Negative Breast Cancer – and the intense treatment she endured, and how she rose above it all, and how she founded H.O.P.E. to help people in need everywhere.
Aditi Merchant is a college student in Austin, Texas and she’s the co-founder and C.O.O. of Big & Mini. Big & Mini is a social platform that connects seniors and youth to bring an end to social isolation and to build community and friendship. Aditi joins the 1GR podcast to share her own life story, how Big & Mini came to be, and to talk about the incredible, innovative work Big & Mini is doing to connect young people and seniors.
Katie Steller, owner and founder of Steller Hair Company, a values-driven hair salon in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Steller Connect, a creative community-centered event space; Steller Kindness Project, which spreads kindness through numerous community efforts; and The Red Chair Project, which provides haircuts to the homeless and to those in need, joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her inspiring story, more about her incredible work, and how we can all find meaning and purpose, and how we can spread kindness and love throughout the world.