What do you hope to gain from the StartingBloc Fellowship, and how do you see the Institute and the StartingBloc network helping you to achieve your future goals?: Good Question……”Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. Youcannot uneducate the person has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannotoppress the people who are not afraid anymore…the futureis ours. C. Chavez
Brittany, the Passionista pass·ion·is·ta /paSHnEsta/ Noun: a woman who chooses to break free of the pressures to become a "Fashionista" alone; her beauty emanates from a decision to become a woman who is powerful, purposeful, and passionate: "That passionista is changing the world!". Synonyms: noun. world changer - purpose pursuer - dream realizer
For every failure, and every fear, every defeat, and for every fault that can be found in the world there is a grand opportunity….An opportunity to utilize these forces as the mechanisms that drive uscloser, more committed, to making this world a better place.
At the New York2012 Institute Ihope to..Gain insight on how toleverage ideas for socialchange as vehicles foreconomic growth.Create lasting relationshipswith fellow champions forchange.Receive valuable knowledgethat will help me increase mysocial impact.Stir my creativity in the fieldof social innovation byexploring new ideas for socialentrepreneurship andintrapreneurship.
I am committed to working to make the world a better place.Social Innovation + Economic Value Creation= SOCIAL GOOD
Completion of the fellowship will help me to move more closely to my goals by equippingme with the knowledge and skills I need to strategically and successfully carry out mymission of “Helping the next generation of young women in leadership launchsustainable social enterprises.” I will be able to help young women see that there is hope in aligning purposes and passions with profit.
Simply stated, Ihope to follow thepath of those who have gone before me in creating positive social change, while leaving my ownsocial footprints on the landscape of change for thosewho may desire to follow me.