Aria has a decade of experience motivating young people to take action through campaigns such as DoSomething.org’s Teens for Jeans, which clothes half of all homeless youth each year. Aria is one of the first ten World Economic Forum Global Shapers, she’s passionate about social justice, and she thinks the name “Aria” is becoming way too popular.
Greg has created millennial campaign strategy for Microsoft, Foot Locker, and MenEngage. His campaign for H&R Block, “The Craziest Thing I Did to Save Money,” earned a Golden Halo Award from the Cause Marketing Forum. Greg is a volunteer Intake Specialist for Crisis Text Line, providing support via text to young people in crisis. In high school, Greg earned a varsity letter in choir.
Lisa has led strategy development for the College Board and the AARP Foundation’s Mentor Up program. She’s an expert in youth mobile engagement and Millennial Advisory Council research. Outside of TMI, Lisa co-founded a children’s clothing brand that donates to African development programs. She thrives on live music, loves to hip hop dance, and speaks Swahili.
Greg builds innovative, cross-sector partnerships that positively impact people and the planet. Prior to joining TMI, Greg managed strategic alliances at the not-for-profit First Book, where he partnered with Target, Teach For America, and Demand Media to deliver millions of new books to kids in need. Greg is a Michigan Ross MBA, Dance Marathon alum, and an all-heart, little-skill triathlete.
Lizzy specializes in campaign creation and storytelling, helping clients to build authentic connections with their audiences. In addition to her work with Hult Prize and Foot Locker, Lizzy has contributed to several sustainable food system campaigns, including the documentary film American Meat and the mobile app Foodstand. She is a world traveler, Sriracha aficionado, and proud rhythmless dancer.
Ellie translates programs from concept to execution. For Keds, she awarded $150,000 to young women in support of their career-related and social impact goals. Ellie is passionate about economic justice and women’s empowerment, and she believes that both are the keys to changing the world. Equally important: Ellie is the self-appointed queen of Funfetti waffles.
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