Friday, February 25, 2011

Next Generation Big Visionary: 18-Year-Old Aneesha Raghunathan, Hope Line Fashions


"You have to actually spend two hours every day on it, and it was really hard junior year 'cause I had SATs, and all that kind of stuff.  It was really hard, but I think what kept motivating me was that I knew it would pay off eventually.  It would grow and people would care about the cause." 
- Aneesha Raghunathan

Last fall I got a message through Facebook from Aneesha Raghunathan, the 18-year-old founder of Hope Line Fashions.  I was so impressed with her work as a young social entrepreneur that I wanted to share it with you on this month's Big Vison Podcast.  Hope Line's mission is to empower women around the world through the sale of unique T-shirts that are made by the women.

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    2 comments:

    1. I love your blog! I recently joined and I'm loving all your updates. I appreciate all that you do. And Zainab Salibi used to go to my school! Thats how I heard about her. :)

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    2. Anonymous10:50 AM

      This girl is such an inspiration. I love it when high schoolers recognize that they can make a difference. All it takes is a little motivation, and some anger about the state of the world. Look what this girl did just by networking and pushing through the roadbumps. Wow.

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