When Karen Bryant and Becky Bongiovi met at a New Jersey high school decades ago, they probably didn’t realize how intertwined their lives would become – at one point even working in the same field at the same firm. Although they’ve since moved on, their friendship has remained steadfast. One of the things that has bound them together is a shared commitment to volunteering.
Jaha Dukureh was named to Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” List, honored alongside such leaders as Barack Obama, Christine Lagarde and Angela Merkel. A survivor of female genital mutilation, Jaha created Safe Hands for Girls to support other survivors, as well as raise awareness and fight for an end to FGM.