Dre Thomas

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By Reshma Saujani/Girls Who Code. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Growing up in a single parent household and sharing basics like clothing, shoes, soap and underwear with her older siblings, Dre Thomas knew she wanted to make her life’s work about giving back to girls like her. At age 16, she came up with concept for Smile On Me - a community with the mission to awaken ever girl to her inner greatness by providing feminine hygiene products and workshops on self-esteem to girls in low-income communities. Tune in for a conversation about the importance of the little things in creating confidence in girls - and the importance of journaling and self care when working for others. Follow her work at smileonme.org/ and @SmileOnMeHQ on Instagram. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bravenotperfect/message

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