Allyson founded Threads for Teens, a free boutique which serves thousands of at-risk girls in the foster car system. She realised these girls loved fashion and wanted to succeed but being in extreme poverty meant it was very difficult for them to express themselves through their passions.
Jessica has invented a simple but brilliant way of creating electrical energy, using something that happens every where and involves every one - kids playing football in the street. It is called SOCCKET and uses the kinetic energy from an everyday kickabout which ensures children in developing countries can light their homes, keep food fresh and have access to clean water. Just by doing something they love.
Chrissy began The Sato Project which raises funds and awareness for dogs found on Puerto Rico's "Dead Dog Beach". She quite literally fights for them, putting on her boxing gloves to make sure the abandoned dogs end up in new homes for the rest of their lives in the USA.
As you can see from these stories, each of these women have pushed to ensure what they do improves lives whilst enlightening their own. If each of us took a little inspiration from just one of these women, and lit up someone's day every day, then the world would truly be a wonderful place. It truly shows that one woman can make a difference.
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