Monday, November 2, 2015

Justin von Bujdoss and Jessica Pimentel: Working for the Incarcerated

With the aim of bringing peace of mind to incarcerated persons, Buddhist teacher Justin von Bujdoss and Orange is the New Black actress Jessica Pimentel talk about their efforts.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Diablo Rose for Little Princess Trust

Name:  Diablo Rose

What is your job?
I'm the Creative Director at Le Keux Vintage Salon and Le Keux Cosmetics.  I do all the branding, design and packaging for the business and am the manager or our Leeds salon where I am also a vintage hair and make-up stylist.

What social causes are most important to you?
I want to try to encourage empowerment and self confidence in women, the confidence to live your life by your own rules and to always be yourself. It's so easy to get pigeon holed, or made to feel you need to look/act/present yourself in a certain way in order to fit in or be treated in the right way. I want to help people find that self belief, that they can do whatever they put their mind to, whether that's something 'small' by putting a little streak or colour through their hair all the way up to becoming their own boss! I get so many women tell me they wish they had the confidence to do this or that and I always say that if they love it, then go for it, do what makes you happy. We all deserve to be ourselves, in all our quirks and differences!

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Ike Foundation: Take A Kid Fishing

Name: Mike Iaconelli  
Describe your profession: I fish professionally. When I say that, most people think of commercial fishing like what you see on Nat Geo. But I’m a bass tournament angler. My job really has two parts. The first is actually competing in bass tournaments all across the country. Like golf or tennis, I have to compete against other top-ranked professionals in the world. The second part of my job is representing and promoting various brands and the products they produce.

What social causes are most important to you?
I have a few, but youth fishing and fishing awareness are my top two.