Cindy Laba and Marsha Feinberg of Beacon Academy want kids from low-income backgrounds to thrive at the best private high schools.
Working With Kids
Video profiles of inspiring women entrepreneurs who started nonprofits to help kids have better lives.
Dianne Berkun Menaker’s Brooklyn Youth Chorus is tackling everything from race and identity to gender and sexuality — and making students’ voices heard.
What do you do when loss upends your life? Scarlett Lewis’s nonprofit aims to prevent school shootings by bringing social and emotional learning to schools.
Kate Curran took a series of calculated steps to make a midlife career change and rediscover her purpose.
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.
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.
Julia Warren started nonprofit Celebrate! RVA to throw birthday parties for underprivileged children in the Richmond, Va., area.
Chelsea Harden’s The H.E.A.R.T. Center offers therapeutic riding lessons to children with physical, emotional and behavioral challenges.
Danielle Gletow created One Simple Wish to bring joy to America’s invisible children.
Xiaoning Wang of ChinaSprout is working to turnaround her educational-products company.
Adriana Rodriguez, an Austin mom of two, needed more cash flow after she launched a bilingual school.
There is a movement brewing among young people who are waking up to the problems around them and taking action in meaningful, effective ways. Learn more about Talia, who mobilized kids to raise $10 million for Hurricane Katrina Relief.