The Lede, Issue #29: Fire Insurance in California, Filing a FOIA Request, the Evolution of the Celebrity Profile, and More
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June Eric-Udorie's Appetite for Fighting Injustice
At 18, Eric Udorie's written about gender rights-related topics for major publications including the Guardian, New Statesman, Fusion.
Hannah Safford's Push for Environmentally Sustainable Policies
Safford is committed to applying her talents and work ethic to a noble and necessary goal: using policy to change the way we think about human existence.
Annie Ryu's Blueprint for a Non-Exploitative, Global Supply Chain
The 26-year-old's social entrepreneurship centers around jackfruit, a large, green, studded fruit native to Southeast Asia.
Victoria M. Rodríguez-Roldán's Transgender Activism
Rodríguez-Roldán's efforts center on engaging with policymakers throughout Congress and various government agencies to help promote policies that will benefit the trans community.
Jesse Reising's Perseverance in the Face of Adversity
"Education can help harness veterans' patriotic energy in ways that improve our nation," says Reising, who is on our list of the top 30 thinkers under 30.
Conny Caruso's Love for Her Homeboys and Homegirls
Besides raising money, organizing events, and getting Hollywood bigwigs involved with Homeboy Industries, Caruso spends hours each week with reformed ex-convicts.
Alexander Peysakhovich's Theory on Artificial Intelligence
Peysakhovich's interdisciplinary work is driven by his deep interest in understanding decision-making—both human and machine.
Daquan Oliver's Definition of Entrepreneurial Success
"One of the philosophies I live by is embracing chaos—or the idea that chaos is just tragedy plus opportunity," says Oliver, who is on our list of the top 30 thinkers under the age of 30.