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WCS-007: Kathryn Hall-Trujillo is improving birth outcomes around the world

Kathryn Hall-TrujilloKathryn Hall-Trujillo helps improve the birth outcomes of vulnerable populations. Join us as she shares the value getting a mentor and even more importantly the value of BEING a mentor.

About Kathryn Hall Trujillo:

Kathryn is the Founding Director of Birthing Project USA: The Underground Railroad for New Life.  The mission of this international organization is to improve birth outcomes for women of color by providing education, support and access to care and services to at risk women and families.

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WCS-006: Nancy Carbone is supporting the 9/11 first-responders

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Nancy shares how she was able to win the trust of 9/11’s first responder and serve their unique needs. She offers insights into what it takes to build a team and to succeed in your mission.

About Nancy Carbone:

Nancy had several friends among the first-responders on 9/11 and as the dust settled she immediately began to support the firefighter community in her area. She founded Friends of Firefighters, an organization dedicated to meeting the unique physical, mental health, and wellness needs of fire department members. Nancy has been featured in The New York Times, ABC News online, and on ABC’s Secret Millionaire show.

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WCS-005: Rachel Goble prevents child prostitution with the SOLD Project

RachelJoin us as Rachel shares practical advice and tools for how she manages her organization and reaches out to people around the world.

About Rachel Goble:

Rachel is President of The SOLD Project, an organization that prevents child prostitution through education by providing scholarships and resources to at-risk children in Thailand. Rachel and the SOLD Project believe in the power of story which they share through their award-winning films.

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WCS-004: Ex-skinhead leader Arno Michaelis describes his life AFTER hate

 

Join us as Arnoarno_michaelis shares how he transformed a life fueled by hate and racism into one that’s teaching love and compassion to the next generation.

About Arno Michaelis:

From the age of 17 Arno was deeply involved in the white power movement and became a founding member of the largest racist skinhead organization in the world. But love for his daughter and the power of forgiveness changed Arno’s life. He since has worked with a group of former US gang members and white supremacists to produce Life After Hate, a monthly online magazine dedicated to basic human goodness.

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WCS-003: Sharon Content is breaking the cycle of inter-generational incarceration

 

Join usSharon_Content as Sharon explains her mantra, “No Problem,” and describes the process she followed to create an organization that breaks the cycle of inter-generational incarceration.

About Sharon Content:

Sharon is the Founder and President of Children of Promise, NYC, with a mission to embrace the children of incarcerated parents and to empower them to break the cycle of inter-generational involvement in the criminal justice system. Prior to founding Children of Promise, she worked for over twelve years within the non-profit sector for various organizations focused on addressing the needs of youth residing in high crime, low income communities.

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WCS-002: Boysen Hodgson defines “The New Macho”

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Boysen Hodgson shares his experiences from working with men to define a new masculine. He offers practical advice and tools for building community and doing the personal work needed to change the world.

About Boysen Hodgson:

Boysen Hodgson is the Communications and Marketing Director for the ManKind Project USA, a nonprofit mentoring and training organization that offers powerful opportunities for men’s personal growth at any stage of life.

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WCS-001: Patty Webster is saving lives in the Amazon

 

patty websterJoin us as Patty Webster shares amazing stories about her work with Amazon Promise to bring medical care and health education to the people of the Amazon.

About Patty Webster:

In the early 1990s, Patty Webster became a tour guide in the Peruvian Amazon. Soon after her arrival, she noticed a desperate unmet need for medical care. Patty began sharing her own equipment and supplies and was soon waking up to find people outside her mosquito net asking for medicine. Before long, Patty had started Amazon Promise, an organization dedicated to bringing free health care to one of the poorest parts of the world. Braving floods and flies, snakes and poor sanitation, Patty leads medical volunteers to the Amazon jungle. There, her teams hold clinics in remote villages and urban slums where they provide love, medical, dental and psychological care, along with health education. Her medical teams, which include the likes of the healing clown, Dr. Patch Adams, and renowned storyteller and psychiatrist, Carl Hammerschlag have helped approximately 120,000 people. In 2010 Patty was named a CNN Hero.

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