Christy Lucas spent 17 years as an educator before leaving her career to serve veterans in her community in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She said she felt a calling to devote herself to those who have served the country — so she launched her charity, Roots for Boots.
“I always had a giving heart and always just wanted to help people, and I think it just comes natural,” Lucas said.
Roots for Boots hosts a monthly food drive at the Hanover VFW, which initially served just eight veterans in need. Now, there are almost 90 veterans and it takes dozens of
“Promising Young Woman,” the dark comedy starring Carey Mulligan, will be offered for free to college students.
Focus Features, the film’s backer, has partnered with RAINN, the country’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, to host virtual screenings of the film on April 15. Following the showing, Laverne Cox will moderate a conversation with her co-star Mulligan and Emerald Fennell, who wrote and directed the film.
By bringing the film to students, both Focus and RAINN hope to continue the conversation against sexual assault and violence on college campuses. Statistically, 13% of all students experience sexual assault or rape during their time
Bryn Talkington started her career in the 90s, pitching stocks over the phone.
She moved on to a career at UBS Asset Management, working closely with financial advisors and educating clients on the realities of investing. She eventually became a managing partner at Requisite Capital Management.
Fear of leaving what you know can keep you from growing professionally.
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