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.
Mallory Brown is a worldwide traveler and adventurer, documentary filmmaker, and global humanitarian. She travels the world to tell real-life stories of human connection, with a goal to encourage others to embrace empathy and reignite their own desire to make a difference in the world. Mallory’s latest endeavor, “Walk A Mile,” is a global marathon for women’s empowerment. Mallory joins the podcast to share her incredible life journey, her experiences and stories, “Walk a Mile”, and so much more.
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!
Caitlin Crosby is an actress, singer, speaker, author, and she’s the founder of The Giving Keys. The Giving Keys is a social enterprise that hires people experiencing homelessness to make their beautiful, inspirational jewelry – and helps them transition out of homelessness. Caitlin joins the podcast to talk about her new book, “You Are the Key: Turning Imperfections into Purpose”, her life, The Giving Keys, finding your purpose, helping others, and her journey through life as a woman, a wife, a mother, and a CEO.
6-year-old Lily Hake, founder of The Lilypad Project and the little queen from Michigan doing so many incredible things to help others, joins the podcast to talk about The Lilypad Project – which creates and distributes coloring books to children in hospitals, all of the acts of kindness she does including giving out hugs, paying compliments to strangers, helping people in need, cheering up the elderly, raising money to make sure that other kids are able to afford to eat lunch at school, and so much more. Her amazing mama, Amy, also joins us for part of this episode. Don’t miss this special and inspiring episode of the 1 Girl Revolution podcast!