Best friends and young entrepreneurs Erika Welsh and Keeley Tillotson go together like peanut butter and jelly—and peanut butter and cinnamon, raisins, chocolate, coconut, honey, and pretzels. They are the founders of Wild Squirrel Nut Butter, a company they started when they were 18 and 19, respectively. Wild Squirrel takes nut butter to the next [...]Full Story»
Kim Anyadike has always set her sights above and beyond the ordinary. As just a freshman in high school, she set a world record as the youngest African-American pilot to fly across the United States to advocate for causes important to her.
Thinking about the future can sometimes be scary, especially when you’re thinking about somebody else’s. For 17-year-old Diana Florencio, however, these are common thoughts. Florencio is a chapter president of SPARK the Truth, an organization that works to help youth reach their career and social goals by fostering a healthy living style and encouraging them to be a larger part of something.
Kendall Ciesemier is finishing her college freshman year at Georgetown University, but unlike most young women beginning college, Kendall has been fighting a chronic illness. Diagnosed with a rare liver disease at birth, Kendall Ciesemier has never given up hope, and never stopped working hard. At age 11, she began raising money for children in Africa, founding and leading the nonprofit organization Kids Caring 4 Kids. She has raised nearly $1 million with the help of young people all around the United States.