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.
Laura co-founded Decoding Dyslexia Maryland after her daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia. Laura joins the 1GR podcast to share her own personal journey with dyslexia, her daughter’s dyslexia and how she advocated for her, and now how she’s helping other parents and individuals educate the public and advocate for people with dyslexia.