Giving Back

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Rosetta Stander/Giving Back

Executive Director, Zimele Community

A: I choose to support causes that assist in the empowerment of women. Many years ago, I did not have the finances to fight for a fair settlement during my divorce. ...

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Martha Ringer/Giving Back

Owner, Martha Ringer

A: Service is the highest form of unconditional love. To give is essential. And having a giving consciousness continually gives back.

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Manisha Thakor/Giving Back

Founder & CEO, MoneyZen Wealth Management, LLC

A: To be honest, I spent my 20s and 30s working like a crazy drunk chicken - I was in finance and it was 24/7/364 around the clock. So my giving ...

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Visual Artist, Writer & Certified Yoga Teacher, Susanna Harwood Rubin

A: I support Planned Parenthood, Naral, The Breast Cancer Fund, The Srividyalaya Matriculation School in Madurai, South India, and The Akasha Project (which brings Yoga to under-served NYC populations). My work last ...

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Nancy Aossey/Giving Back

President & CEO, International Medical Corps

A: When International Medical Corps responded inside Rwanda as the genocide was still unfolding. I’ll never forget a 16-year-old girl whom we treated. When we found her, she had been left ...

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Reshma Saujani/Giving Back

Founder, Girls Who Code

A: Closing the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) gap in education and empowering girls to become the engineers and entrepreneurs of the future.

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