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!
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 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.
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.