Changing The World Through Volunteerism

Simone Bernstein is a senior at St. Bonaventure University. She is an active volunteer in her hometown of St. Louis, MO and in her college community. Simone and her brother launched VolunTEEN Nation in March 2012. is a national youth-led volunteer driven non-profit organization providing an online resource for youth to easily find volunteer opportunities. VolunTEEN Nation has over 5,500 organizations listed on the site and more than 16,500 students have found opportunities to volunteer.

Organizations like NASCAR, Energizer, Bank of America, and L'Oreal Paris have expressed support for VolunTEEN Nation. Simone herself has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the nation, writes a column for the Huffington Post. She was a 2010 L’Oreal Paris Woman of Worth, one of the 2013 Forbes 30 under 30 list, and is one of Glamour's 2013 Top 10 College Women.

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Tayo Rockson

Tayo Rockson is a storyteller, cultural translator, and brand strategist for change-makers on a mission to use his difference to make a difference.  He is a 4x TEDx speaker, the CEO of UYD Management, and the host of the As Told by Nomads podcast. In addition to that, he's been named a "Top 40 Millennial Influencer" by New Theory magazine. His book Use Your Difference To Make A Difference is based on how to connect and communicate in a cross-cultural world.

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