sanahjivani’s Profile

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March 2017
sanahjivani is from:
Texas, United States
20 years 3 months old
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Sanah Jivani is an honors college student double majoring in sociology and communications at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is the founder and CEO of a non-profit organization called The Love Your Natural Self Foundation, which focuses on empowering individuals through events, movements and hands-on sessions. She started this organization after losing all of her hair to Alopecia in the seventh grade and struggling with wigs, bullying and low self-worth. Now, her non-profit organization hosts projects in 70 schools and 28 countries worldwide. The biggest project hosted by her non-profit is the International Natural Day movement. She has reached over 10,000 students through speaking engagements and raised over $10,000 in fundraising. Outside of her work with her non-profit, she is one of thirty We Are Family Foundation's Global Teen Leaders, a TEDx Speaker, an American Association of University Women Student Advisory Council Member, an America’s Promise Alliance Board of Trustee Member, a Pearson student Advisor, a State Farm Youth Advisory Board Member, a DoSomething and College Board Youth Advisory Council Member, a 2016-2017 Character Counts Person of Character, the social media Intern at Gobie and an Editorial Intern at HelloFlo among other things. She hopes that this hard work and positive energy will someday change the world!

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When I was in the seventh grade, I lost all of my hair to a condition called Alopecia. With every strand of hair, I lost a bit of confidence, until I was left with nothing. I slowly learned to rebuild my confidence and be proud of who I am. Since then, I have been inspired to spark a movement of self-love in the hearts of peacemakers. I strongly believe that first you have to truly make peace with yourself before bringing peace to the world.
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I bring energy, passion, and a strong desire to change the world!

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