Natalia is a teacher of 20 male students at a private British school. She continues working during the pandemic through Zoom. In her honesty she finds teaching from home highly demanding with gathering material, checking learning guides, and doing classes. It has extended her work hours from ending at 4:30 pm to now as late as 10:00PM. Natalia enjoys reading and cooking as coping mechanisms during quarantine.
My name is Daniela Prado Canelo and I am 40 years old. Currently, I live in one house with my parents, my sister, my husband and my two daughters: Maria (12) and Eva (5).
I have a Spanish last name because my father is from Chile. Hence, I do not only live in a multigenerational, but also in a multinational household. I spent part of my childhood in Latin America, therefore, I grew up in two cultures and with two languages, which probably aroused my curiosity in learning about the variety of cultures the world has to offer.
Brilliance and resilience, best describe this super energetic corporate leader celebrated in the Real Estate industry, for three decades. A TEDx speaker and recipient of over 35 prestigious awards and accolades. Ananta has spear headed leadership challenges, as the Executive Director -DLF, Chief Executive -Emaar MGF and Country Head (India & Nepal) as Senior Director -Damac. She is presently the Senior Executive Director at Experion Developers, India.
Gisele Barreto Fetterman is an access and equity advocate, a hugger and the Second Lady of Pennsylvania. She is the founder of Freestore 15104, where surplus and donated goods are received and redistributed to neighbors in need. The Freestore aims to eradicate food and clothing insecurity and has inspired 9 spin off locations and the birth of 412 Food Rescue.
My name is Lindsey Sutton. I’m also known as “Mama”, “Mommy”, “Ma! The Meatloaf” (thank my husband for that), and Miss Lindsey. I’m the adoptive mother of two strong willed, amazing children and the Director of Education for The Lands at Hillside Farms. My hobbies include tripping over toys, drinking coffee like it is my sole life force, and guessing what the stains on my clothing are from.
As a registered dietitian, TEDx speaker, and food justice advocate, Clancy Harrison challenges the way food insecurity is approached in the United States. Her mission to demolish the stigma surrounding food assistance programs places her on the cutting edge of advocacy.
Most creatures end up with us because of circumstances beyond their control. Abuse, abandonment, illness, and aging bring many paws to our doorstep, where we happily take them in and care for them until they find a forever home, or for as long as they need us to.
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