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MADE TO LOVE Rachel Goldstein Rachel is the founder and CEO of Agent of Change, a company dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives through event production, strategic marketing campaigns and project management. Rachel serves as a senior advisor at the Milken Institute on their Global Conference, and Asia Summit and sits as the co-founder and executive producer of the annual Dot2Dot Summit, which convenes powerful young leaders to inspire and challenge their generation to take ownership and action. Prior to her work at Agent of Change, she was the director of Program Development of the Urban Zen Foundation, founded by Donna Karan.. 28. Fatima Rahmati 30. Carmen Perez In 2008 Carmen Perez became the national organizer of The Gathering for Justice and in 2010 she was promoted to Executive Director. She has crossed the globe promoting peace, interconnectedness and alternatives to incarceration and violence while collaborating in national policy presentations. In 2014, she delivered her first TEDx Talk inside Ironwood State Prison. Notably, Carmen is one of the co-chairs for the Women’s March. new york 17’ 32. Yvonna Kopacz Wright Fatima is Chair of WAW’s Junior Board and an advocate of education, social justice and philanthropy. After leaving Afghanistan and transitioning to New York City, Fatima has worked alongside organizations such as IRAP-the International Refugee Assistance Project, Women for Afghan Women (WAW) and Afghan Hands. 31. Best known for role on the TV soap opera “Guiding Light,” Yvonna Wright began her career as a model with The Wilhelmina Agency. She has worked in print and TV for AT&T, Coca C ola, “Days of Our Lives,” “Damages,” “Unforgettable,” “Perfect Stranger,” and more. She is currently appearing on “Law and Order: SVU” as Dr. Darby Wilder. Outside of entertainment, Yvonna is a beekeeper who is passionate about educating others on saving the honey bee from extinction. She takes care of hives, volunteers at schools and centers and uses social media to spread her knowledge about the ecosystem. She recently turned her passion into a business, Lomar Farms, selling hand-made beeswax candles and other products. She aims to ultimately transform the century-old barn on her property in Palisades, New York into a wellness and education center. | 52