Health and Wellbeing

#LeadYoung - Malika Rawal: Co-leading sanitation initiatives from North Carolina, US to West Bengal, India

When visiting India, and more precisely the villages her parents grew up in, Malika was struck by the spread of disease and poor sanitation in that community.
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#LeadYoung - Riley Damiano: Spreading joy and awareness for pediatric cancer through blue lollipops

Changemaking, like smiling, is contagious. Riley’s story highlights how simple acts of kindness through blue lollipops ripple into a movement for pediatric cancer research.
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#LeadYoung - Chirag Vedullapalli: Channeling kids’ passions and talents into impact in Seattle, Washington

The transition from the old world of rules, repetition, and hierarchies to one defined by change requires everyone to be a giver, everyone powerful, everyone a changemaker.
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#LeadYoung - How Kevin Ochi is Part of a Movement that is Transforming the Lives of 15,000 Young People in Argentina

Kevin spent his adolescence in an institution. Upon graduation, he realized that his experience could be useful to others. Together with his peers at Guía Egreso, a group of youth which arose from Doncel NGO, Kevin is transforming the lives of 15,000 young people from Argentina who, just like him,...
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#LeadYoung - Malcolm Asher: Making hospitals more friendly for youth

Starting with a pack of art supplies, Malcolm and his team launched a nonprofit and global movement to change how kids experience hospitals through art.
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