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!
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.
Dayle Haddon – model, actress, and founder of Women One, an organization striving to build a world where every woman and girl has access to a quality education – joins the 1GR podcast to share her own life journey, wisdom she’s learned throughout her incredible life, how she founded Women One, she talks about the incredible work they’re doing to educate women and girls around the world, and so much more.
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.
Detective Kim Bogucki, co-founder of The If Project, joins the #1GirlRevolution podcast to talk about her life, work, and time in law enforcement, how the If Project came to be, more about the If Project’s incredible work, and so much more.
The If Project is an innovative partnership between law enforcement, currently and previously incarcerated adults, and community leaders to build commonality, reduce misperceptions, and serve as a deterrent to recidivism and future incarceration.