Transformations, Interviewing World Changers

Transformations, Interviewing World Changers

Interviews with World Changers from every country who are doing something to make this a better world for all. They are not dreamers, they are doers and they are making it happen. They demonstrate the power that each of us has within us. ONE PERSON, ONE DECISION, ONE COMMITMENT = WORLD CHANGER... Show More

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July 20, 2020 57 min

SQuire Rushnell ( yes the Q is supposed to be capitalized), coined the word, "Godwinks" which is now in the dictionary and means events and happenings that have no logical explanaton other than coming from a spiritual force.  Based on that he wrote a series of books telling about the many Godwinks happening for people who had sent him their stories.  He also along with his actress wife created Hallmark Godwink movies and is...

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With the pandemic going on most of us have forgotten about climate change and how it is still impacting our world even with everything else going on.  Jamie Margolin is the founder of Zero Hour which is focusing on corporations and government to pay attention to the current problems and the the devastation hanging over us ad the permafrost from the Artic melts and releases carbon and other harmful elements into our atmosphere plus ...

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When faced with several instances of life-threatening illnesses, Michael H. Ballard decided that doctors would not decide his fate.  Instead he found ways to heal himself and restore his health.  When his young daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor, Michael decided the same thing and she is now older and healthy.  Realizing how powerful his discoveries were, Michael decided to share his techniques with others and created worksh...

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Every person I interview teaches me something valuable.  As I look over all of the interviews there are certain understandings I've come away with and I want to share them. These World Changers have so much to teach us about what's possible and I would like to speak for them as a collective.  Enjoy the video and thanks.

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Growing up in a impoverished section of Nairobi, Albert made the decision to help others who were in the same circumstances.  He created Slumcode as a place where education, entrepreneurship and the ability to be sustainable could be taught to change the circumstances of children, youth and women.  His photo is of his climb to Mt. Kilimanjaro was to raise money and bring attention to Slumcode .  Watch the video: March2Greatness:
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Coming from a migrant worker family, Donna thought she was locked into the cycle of poverty until someone helped her to get a degree, which opened many doors and let her to finally get her Ph.D and become and inspiration for many caught in poverty.  She formed Communication Across Barriers to spread hope to people who though they had no options.  Dr. Donna is an inspirational speaker, workshop leader helping people understand  pove...

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From a history of child abuse to someone who has won 6 Emmys as a TV producer and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.  She created The Apology which has influenced people all over the world.  She created Project Forgive to help people understand what forgiveness can do for them and that it is a continuing process not a one time thing.

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When Katie was a teacher in a poorer area she found out that her students never owned a bike, something she loved from her own childhood. And, for these children, the bike was a means of escape from an abusive home and a chance to see friends for support and a chance to experience joy in an otherwise dismal world.
 She contacted a bike manufacturer, did social media and got invited on all major news networks and the Steve Harvey Sho...

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Going from being in the car with her Dad driving to vote and seeing him shot, putting out fires from crosses being burned at the end of their driveway, Cleo Scott Brown, got an education and went to work for a big company.  She was the only female, person of color in the executive suite.
When they executives went to a meeting and after went to look at BMW cars, Cleo, who was in the market for a car for her son, realized that she cou...

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Steven Sedylmayr is a serial entrepreneur with many patents under his belt.  But when he went to buy a water filter for his family he realized that while pure water is necessary it's in short supply.  Bottled water was often not pure and the filtration systems didn't do what they were supposed.  He developed a system that gives water that is 100% free of contaminants, this based on results from several independent laborator...

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Marshall Saunders took what he learned through micro-lending to poor countries and lobbying for changes to create something that touched him deeply- Climate Change.  He created The Citizen's Climate Lobby now all over the world and calling attention to that crisis to our government and our corporations and businesses.
Since this interview Marshall has passed on but his work is still going on.

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Abeer Seikaly, is an architect living in Jordan. She has designed portable huts woven of natural wool which keeps out rain, wind, sand and keeps the temperature constant.  to make sure these huts would work, Abeer took one to Mt. Everest and spent a night which proved there would work they way they were designed.  The designs are being reviewed and produced to help the huge refugee population in the area. 

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Even at 4 years old Saniya-Simone wanted to do things way beyond her hears. She then asked her mom if she could help her write a book.  Now at 13, Saniya has a clothing business, a jewelry business, a foundation where she travels all over the world to help other girls and young women know their worth and also start their own businesses. By the way, none of this is coming from her mother who is her helper.  It's all Saniya-Simon...

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Julian Starks, photographer and documentary filmmaker, became aware of the fact that wild animals are facing extinction. It touched him deeply and he created Visions of the World to bring attention to their plight.  His new book "Life Behind Bars" is soon to be released is filled with riveting and beautiful photos of the wild animals that will take your breath away.

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Ateba came from an abusive and poverty-stricken background but went on to get several degrees including a Ph. D from John Hopkins. She created Shoe Revolt where she go celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker to donate shoes to auction off raising money to save children from sexual trafficking.
Her not for profit, Unreasonable Kids, is teach kids 7-17 how to be social entrepreneurs. There's so much more.  Watch and be amazed!



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Pivot helps young people ages 12-24 with housing, counseling, food, staying in school, job training and everything any one of them needs.  They have a peer teen group which also works with them.  Their point of view is when a young person acts out they don't need punishment, they need empowerment and a place to learn skills which is working so well that participants who have been helped stay in touch and keep the team updated. ...

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As part of the Center for Citizenship and Social Responsibility, at Medford High, Emily McDaid founded Common Ground.  She began it because she became aware there were whole groups of students not meeting and interacting with one another.  One of the groups was students with disabilities.  She felt that students should be segregated and all should know one another.  She also felt that students with disabilities were being left out ...

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