Stories from North America

From Spelling Bee Champions to Young Changemakers: The Story of the North South Foundation

The journey of a group of students and parents from across the country harnessing their collective power through a shared value of education to make digital learning more accessible.
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Uplifting stories of Muslim Women: Mena and Zena’s journey to changemaking

How sisters Mena and Zena are making literature more inclusive by writing, normalizing, and uplifting the diverse stories of Muslim women.
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Sophia's Journey to Making the Climate Movement more Accessible

In this Changemaker Conversation, we speak with Sophia Kianni, a climate activist and young changemaker from Washington D.C on how the climate crisis, the role of young people, and how-to's for getting started on your own journey.
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Budding changemakers: Chander's journey to nourishing people and the planet

Chander and his team envision a world where every person has a close, accessible relationship with living soil and fresh food.
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Creating Connections through Peer Tutoring: Shree’s Changemaker Story

When the coronavirus pandemic upended education for millions of students, Shree built a peer mentoring community to support students, relieve parents, and create cross-cultural connections.
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From Stigma to Freedom: Hannah and Charlie's Story

These changemaker siblings built a mental health app that embodies the saying "it's okay to not be okay."
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A changemaker on the rise: Vaishali’s journey to changing athletic culture in her community

By channeling her love for fitness, Vaishali started an athletic club to promote health, wellbeing, and empowerment for young girls.
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Meet the best friends revolutionizing recycling

The two scientists behind trailblazing tech company BioCellection fell in love with the plastic problem and took it on together.
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Taylor Fang: Making AI Accessible

Taylor Fang’s Allgirlithm democratizes access to resources and opportunities for girls to learn about computer science and artificial intelligence.
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Victor: Enabling young people to be global citizens

Victor and his team provide a space for young people to explore their passions while developing the necessary skills to start their lifelong changemaking journeys.
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Fundraising for change: Shreeya’s journey to changemaking

When she is not diligently preparing for a Geography Bee or analytically collaborating with her Robotics team, you can find Shreeya fundraising for children’s and women’s rights in rural India.
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Spreading Kindness: Morgan's Journey to Building a Mental Health Movement

Morgan founded the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation based in Kentucky to spread kindnesses and mental health awareness.
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Katie: Building a national community of young people creating change

Amidst a rise in youth organizing, Katie equips youth-led advocacy organizations with the connections, resources, and encouragement they need to grow.
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Christian: Honoring the heroes of the hallways in Colorado

When Christian noticed that students were leaving messes in his school hallways, he saw an opportunity to promote interconnectedness between students, staff, and custodians.
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Sarah: Fostering inclusive environments in schools

Sarah and her team did not just start a club, they started a movement - a movement to change how her peers think about and interact with students with intellectual disabilities.
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Riya: Democratizing access to buisness education

Riya’s venture aims to not let any young person’s changemaking idea go unseen, unheard, or undervalued.
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Manat: Building confidence through storytelling

Finding the confidence in herself at the age of 12, Manat started a social venture, Object, to promote confidence in young girls.
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Gearing up: How Megan is bridging the gender divide in tech through LEGO robots

Megan is contributing to a growing movement of young female changemakers who encourage other young girls to pursue STEM education.
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Noah: Building blind accessibility technology

A team of young changemakers applies their design engineering skills to develop human-center solutions for everyday challenges.
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Stronger together: Sisters Shreya and Sahana encourage resilience and independence for girls in Charlotte, North Carolina

Ignited by a family history of changemaking, Shreya and Sahana embark on their own changemaking journey to change the landscape of economic mobility in their hometown.
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