EP 149: Combination of The Innovative Spirit of Entrepreneurship and The Drive To Improve the Human

48:40 · 2019

Listen to the full episode here:
http://spiritualentrepreneur.libsyn.com/ep-149-combination-of-the-innovative-spirit-of-entrepreneurship-and-the-drive-to-improve-the-human-condition-with-ilana-lansberg-lewis

In this episode, Devi chats with Ilana about “Combination of The Innovative Spirit of Entrepreneurship and The Drive To Improve the Human Condition”. Ilana Landsberg-Lewis has spent her entire adult life engaged in the struggle for the rights of women and girls. From her early days as a human rights and labor lawyer to her years at the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), Ilana has worked with women’s groups around the world, and has learned that no amount of so-called expertise can replace that of women at the frontlines of their own struggle for justice.

Ilana has been the executive director of the Stephen Lewis Foundation since she co-founded it in 2003 – a charitable foundation that has sent over 100 million dollars (every penny raised) to sub-Saharan Africa, to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the AIDS pandemic. She launched the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign in 2006, and it has since grown into a social movement – with over 10,000+ grandmothers in Canada, Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. to support African grandmothers raising millions of orphaned grandchildren. The G2G Campaign has raised over $27 million dollars in the last decade, and Ilana has been deeply grateful to learn from indomitable grandmothers the world over. 

Devi and Ilana discuss: 


• Ilana’s journey to her calling
• Ilana’s way of making a contribution
• Being a human megaphone for the women of the world
• Illana's personal challenges as a woman
• Finding your own voice
• Our role to play in improving the human condition
• The struggle with AIDS in Africa
• Helping people understand the crisis in Africa
• How Illana was able to raise millions of dollars for charity
• Charity as it relates to entrepreneurship
• Creativity in entrepreneurship
• The misconception about entrepreneurship and philanthropy
• The peace from our soul
• Human connection
• Committing to yourself is an important part of your life
• Going out and doing something for other people
• Understanding Grandmotherhood
• Illana's campaign for grandmothers in Africa
• Expanding your understanding of who human beings are and what they are capable of
• Getting more involved in your community and in your environment
• Thinking carefully about what contribution you want to make
• Finding your passion and expressing your light and your soul 
• The true definition of success and fulfillment

and more…

Connect with Ilanna @ www.ilanalandsberglewis.com

Podcast @ “Grandmothers on the Move”

Genre: SPIRITUALITY


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