- All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Controversial academic, women's rights activist and, besides Jane Goodall, likely one of the world's best-known anthropologists, Dr. Margaret Mead's reports and attitudes on sex in South Pacific and SE Asian cultures informed the 1960s' sexual revolution in the West.
PrimaDonna, Incorporated is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit youth organization that strives to promote hope, love, and self-sufficiency in the minds of young girls everywhere. Its focus is to reach out to girls and show them an alternate way of living and loving their lives. Its mission is to promote abstinence and prevent teen pregnancy through the inclusion of the education and the arts, in addition to physical fitness and mental health awareness. PrimaDonna wants to put an end to teen pregnancy and childhood obesity in its community by equipping girls with the necessary tools and outlets needed to be successful in life. It assists female youth in developing the necessary social and educational skills needed to actively engage in tomorrow’s America.
Jacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen Fund, a non-profit organisation that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor.
In her book, The Blue Sweater, she tells stories from the new philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.
Rachel Simmons is passionate about teaching her students to be responsible leaders and citizens as well as accomplished artists.
Her interests range from collaborative community art projects to climate change, marine pollution and ecotourism.
Research and geography inform her work; she traveled to Antarctica in 2008 and 2009, and will visit Iceland this summer to study appropriate scale and the sustainable landscape.