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Susan notes: at Christmas, when I was a young girl, my mother used to read me this story from a beautiful picture book.
I remember how it made me feel at once terribly sad and tearfully joyful.
I could imagine the poor little girl cold and alone, seeking comfort from a few matches, the only possesions she had...
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Leading Ladies of Legacy is a non-profit leadership development organization for girls.
Leading Ladies of Legacy produces young women who have strong academic backgrounds, understand and build resilience, fight and overcome poverty, exude self-worth and confidence, give back to the community and display leadership.
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Ursula M. Burns (born September 20, 1958) serves as Madam Chairman (or Chairperson) and CEO of Xerox.
She is the first African-American woman CEO to head a Fortune 500 company.
She is also the first woman to succeed another woman as head of a Fortune 500 company. In 2009, Forbes rated her the 14th most powerful woman in the world.
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We each want to live a life of purpose, but where to start?
In this luminous, wide-ranging talk, Jacqueline Novogratz introduces us to people she's met in her work in "patient capital" -- people who have immersed themselves in a cause, a community, a passion for justice.
These human stories carry powerful moments of inspiration.