The Y: Sharing Stories of Caring

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Claira Janover

Claira Janover

Can you start by introducing yourself? My name is Claira Janover. I am 23 years old. I am an off-cycle senior at Harvard, graduating in May 2021. Something that's always been very meaningful to me is being opinionated, outspoken, and having conversations that I think a lot of people don't have be...
Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

Seven years.  The ticking Metronome clock in the downtown of New York City delivers a jarring, but inescapable truth about the Earth and those who care about its preservation: we are running out of time. This message, however unsettling, is a reminder that the resources and beauty that we often t...
Rylee Ebsen

Rylee Ebsen

This week I spoke with Award-winning director, writer, digital storyteller, and startup advisor, Rylee Ebsen. I would love for you to tell us who you are and how your passions have led you to where you are today. I'm Rylee Jean Ebsen and I am an LA born and raised filmmaker and startup advisor. I...
Kelly Stackhouse

Kelly Stackhouse

This week I spoke with yoga Instructor and educator, Kelly Stackhouse. So I would love it if you could tell us who you are and where you are coming from.  I am originally from Ontario, Canada.  I grew up watching Fashion Television, a show that would highlight all the great fashion cities. I ...
Meg Donnelly

Meg Donnelly

Can you tell me more about the people who have really shaped how you view the world and empowered you as you made your way to who you are today? I think my parents have done such an incredible job and they've worked so hard and they've really shown me what hard work and perseverance is. My mom is...
Shahadi Wright Joseph

Shahadi Wright Joseph

Hi Shahadi, I would love to know how you define yourself and what you are passionate about. Well, I'm 15 and I'm an actress. I live in New York city and I go to a performing arts high school, which is a lot of fun. I love to play chess and I love to ride my bike. I think that what I'm most passio...