Jenny Bowen, the author of Wish You Happy Forever: What China’s Orphans Taught Me about Moving Mountains, founded her non-profit Half the Sky after adopting her orphaned Chinese daughter. She realized that many children in China who lost their families were fed and sheltered, but not loved. They could not thrive. Half the Sky trains caregivers in China to enrich the lives of orphaned children. 100,000 children’s lives have been transformed.
Yasmina Zaidman, is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the non-profit Acumen, which invests in businesses and empowers entrepreneurs to reverse what they perceive as the #1 global problem: poverty. So far, it has impacted 100 million lives.