Rana Dajani has raised millions of dollars, trained thousands of volunteers, and worked with an estimated 100,000 kids to foster a love of reading.
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Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape and Urban Design is taking on the challenge of rising sea levels.
Around the world, girls miss school because of stigmas about menstruation, or because they don’t have feminine-hygiene supplies. Days for Girls wants to change that.
Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Woman’s Health is on a mission to make abortions safe and stigma-free. The journey has taken her to the Supreme Court.
At Mother Nation, Norine Hill uses cultural traditions to help Native American women recover from abuse and homelessness.
A girl’s self-confidence peaks when she’s 9 years old. Ret. Lieutenant Colonal Dianna Flett is using her military training to run leadership workshops, dubbed Girl Smarts, for girls in 4th and 5th grades.
Steffanie Lorig, who spent 20 years running Art with Heart, has successfully left the nonprofit she founded. It’s now in Heidi Durham’s capable hands.
Rebecca Thomley’s company offers its employees paid time-off to help in charitable efforts — especially disaster relief. And she’s often first to sign up for a mission.
The looming spectre of a student debt crisis gets Kelly Peeler out of bed every morning. It also inspired her company.
Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape & Urban Design is taking on the challenge of rising sea levels.
For Amy Hagstrom Miller, providing high-quality reproductive care to women is a mission.
Girl Smarts founder Dianna Flett hopes her leadership workshop series will empower elementary school girls.
Angie Lozano started Angie’s House to help the less fortunate find affordable housing and rebuild their lives.
Lynn Julian and Chance Claxton co-founded U Konserve to reduce plastic use and help keep it out of the oceans.
Ann and Jenny Siner’s “cute, clean and current” consignment shops keep used items out of the trash.