Episode 59: Molly’s Story: A Cancer Survivor Supporting Other Women Throughout Their Cancer Journey, So They Can Survive and Thrive

Molly MacDonald, The Pink Fund

Molly MacDonald, a cancer survivor and founder of the Pink Fund, joins the 1GR podcast to share her empowering and inspiring life story and to talk about the incredible work she does with The Pink Fund. The Pink Fund provides 90-day non-medical cost-of-living expenses to breast cancer patients in active treatment, so they can focus on healing, raising their families, and returning to the workplace. Their work has decreased stress levels amongst those they’ve served and has allowed breast cancer patients in active treatment to focus on healing, which has greatly improved survivorship outcomes. You don’t want to miss this episode of the 1 Girl Revolution podcast.

Episode 53: Najah’s Story: Serving the Basic Needs of Marginalized Women and Children, and Empowering Them

Najah Bazzy, Transcultural Clinical Nurse Specialist and Founder of Zaman International

Najah Bazzy is a Transcultural Clinical Nurse Specialist and founder of Zaman International. Zaman International serves the basic needs and empowers marginalized women and children through relief and development programs. Zaman International collects and distributes food, clothing, and housewares to women and children in need, they provide job skills training and literacy instruction, and they have partnered with hundreds of organizations on a range of initiatives and funded overseas relief projects bringing safe water and humanitarian relief to hundreds of thousands of people.

June’s Story: Teaching Mindfulness Meditation to Women in Jail

June Tanoue, Co-founder of the Zen Life and Meditation Center of Chicago

June Tanoue, co-founder of the Zen Life and Meditation Center of Chicago, volunteered to teach mindfulness meditation to women at the Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) in Chicago. June’s work has helped the women in CCDOC see their value and purpose, to recognize that they are not the sum of their mistakes, and has helped them realize they are good, beautiful, and powerful beings – that they have the power to make a positive change in their lives and in the world. June truly is a 1 Girl Revolution and she continues to transform women’s hearts and minds through the power of meditation.