Gwen Cassady has had a global footprint in 64 countries, on all 7 continents, and has a passion for fighting homelessness in all of them. With degrees in Economics and Education from the University of Virginia, she is currently working toward her Masters in Sustainability at Harvard, or as she calls it, “Hardvard.” She plans to create Sustainable Cities and Communities to help disenfranchised members of her local community while assisting and facilitating projects and ventures globally.
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Book: The Factory Man – Beth Macy
Find most of Gwen’s initiatives, including Lovelocks & International Villas at: ManagingProjects.org
Vision Forward Media "If It Could Happen to Me, It Could Happen to You: From Homeless to Harvard – Domestic Homelessness with a focus on the Currently Homeless Populations of Charlottesville, Roanoke, Washington DC, New York City, Boston"
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