Category Archives: Hero of the Month

Waiting for Mamu: Pushpa Basnet

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Shine Global was proud to be part of an event hosted by Susan Sarandon honoring Pushpa Basnet, the founder and executive director of the Early Childhood Develepoment Center in Nepal…

Selling Our Daughters – A New Project in Development

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Last fall, Natalie Jesionka – Fulbright scholar, college professor, reporter, and human rights activist –…

The New King and Queen of Huntington High

By Claire Bourgeois At 17 years old, Meghan Latini and boyfriend Brendan Higgins have found…

Luma Mufleh & The Fugees

By Claire Bourgeois 6 years ago on her way home from her cafe job in…

Dolores Huerta Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Dolores Huerta, a civil rights advocate and labor leader who fought for farmworkers rights alongside…

Harvest Associate Director Julia Perez honored with a Latino Spirit Award

Shine Global would like to congratulate Julia Perez, the Associate Director of our documentary film…

Keeping Arts Education in LA schools

By Naomi Hernandez In Shine Global’s film INOCENTE, we meet a 15-year-old girl living homeless…

Soraya Salti teaches entrepreneurship to youth in Middle East and North Africa

By Maegan P. Smith Soraya Salti, the Executive Director of INJAZ Al-Arab, has just been…

Children participating in rural Indian politics

By Naomi S. Hernandez Pooja Gujjar, an 11 year-old girl from the village of Chaudhula,…

From Homeless to Science Champ to the State of the Union

From Homeless to Science Champ to the State of the Union: Samantha Garvey Doesn’t let…