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Fulfillment and success lies in discovering the YOU in you – the YOU in you that cannot be easily copied. To discover the YOU in you is to discover your life purpose – the people (tribe) you’re meant to serve and the assignment you’re meant to fulfill – what you can do that no one else can do well.
Welcome to Project One Book powered by SPLAARO Inc. Project One Book gives forward-thinking teenagers extra-ordinary access to books that made a significant impact on the life or work of successful people they admire from around the world.
Olaoluwa Abagun will be sharing her story with us today on Project One Book. Olaoluwa is the Founder of Girl Pride Circle, a pro-girl nonprofit organization with the mission to empower the African girl child to dream big, lead impact, and transform their communities. She is a Lawyer and a Young Leader at Women Deliver Young Leaders Program.
Find out how Asha Abbas, 17 year-old Founder and Director of Aurateen (an online platform which educates teenagers about sex), is making the world around her a better place to live in by helping teenagers make wise decisions and helping them reach their goals.
In year 2014, Farai Munjoma created a student centered educational platform called Shasha Iseminar, to empower underprivileged students in Zimbabwe. Shasha Iseminar is an online library for notes, exams papers, questions and syllabi for secondary school students in Zimbabwe.
I am Arushi Madan, 17-year-old resident of the United Arab Emirates. I have been advocating the cause of environment conservation and sustainable living for more than 5 years. Growing up, my parents used to tell me to switch off the lights when not in room, not to waste resources, not to throw waste around, keep the place clean, care for plants etc. That’s where my interest in environment built up.
Osine Ikhiasosime and Anesi Ikhiasosime
Anesi Ikhianosime is the COO and a Co-founder of BluDoors, a startup that helps people get faster web browsing speed no matter their network connection. He developed Crocodile Browser, a web browser built for faster browsing speeds, with his brother—Osine Ikhiasosime. He is a 2016 Global Teen Leader at We Are Family Foundation.
Mabel Suglo, a young Change-maker & Social Entrepreneur from Ghana, is on SPLAARO today to share with us what inspired her to start Eco-Shoes, a company that employs people with disabilities to manufacture eye-catching shoes and accessories from discarded tyres and recycled materials.
I’m privileged to share my story and I hope it inspires someone to push beyond, and shatter the boundaries of acceptable possibilities.
Relevance, I’m aware, is never a consequence of chance, so, my journey is an unfolding testament of intentionality; a life-long commitment to decisions that translate to deliberate actions for which the world can be grateful.
18-year-old, Amanda Gorman, is one of the teen girls who are changing the world. She is Los Angeles’ first ever Youth Poet Laureate and the Founder and Executive Director of One Pen One Page, a nonprofit organization that promotes literacy and leadership through creative writing workshops.
She is also a teen editor and Ambassador for School of Doodle , an innovative online high school. She has served as a United Nations Youth Delegate in New York City and as an ANNpower Fellow in Washington, D.C and London. She’s a published Author, Writer, Believer and Activist.
Amanda is currently a student at Harvard University studying political science and creative writing.
I have lived three decade and counting and my idea of what life is gets redefined from time to time. Life is beautiful and everyone deserves a shot at enjoying it, one day at a time. My story is not out of the ordinary as I have read stories of individuals who were “handicapped” worst than I was and made success of life.