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Alexia Vernon/Giving Back

Owner, Alexia Vernon Empowerment LLC

A: I spend a lot of time supporting sexual abuse prevention and rehabilitation. There was one day a couple of weeks ago where I went from coaching the Boys and Girls ...

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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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Diahann Billings-Burford

Diahann Billings-Burford/Giving Back

Chief Service Officer, NYC Service

A: In addition to the boards I serve on (AF East New York and Children’s Aid Society Charter School), I give annually to Prep for Prep and my church. These two ...

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Alyssa Rapp

Alyssa Rapp/Giving Back

Founder & CEO, Bottlenotes

A: As a former contemporary dancer and choreographer, it’s no surprise that the first board of trustees that I’ve joined is for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (<www.hubbardstreetdance.com >) arguably the United ...

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Osi Mizrahi

Osi Mizrahi/Giving Back

Director, Serve the flow

A: A year ago I created a fundraiser for girl orphans in Israel. Forty advanced teachers got to practice with the intention to support 12 children for an entire year in ...

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Nancy Aossey

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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