Gifts That Inspire: Nicholas Kristof–nytimes.com–12/7/14–Photo: Nicholas Kristof/NY Times
UPDATE October 5, 2012: Talia’s book, A Random Book About the Power of ANYone, was published this week. Congrats, Talia!
By Stacey Gualandi/May 29, 2012
Talia Leman. You may not recognize that name now, but you will. When it comes to helping people around the world, she is fast becoming a household name. Talia was just 10-years-old when she set out to assist survivors of Hurricane Katrina. She and kids all around the country helped raise millions.
“I wanted to create a place to provide all the tools and resources for kids to achieve whatever goal they set for the world.” Talia Leman
Now, just seven short years later, she is the C.E.O. of her own non-profit, RandomKid. This organization is about helping kids to help others, and as a result, it creates global problem solvers.
I got the chance to talk with this teenage innovator recently on The Women’s Eye Radio Show. And while she would deny it, Talia Leman is anything but a random kid as you’ll see in this excerpt from that interview… [Read more...]