Leaders. Social Entrepreneurs. Innovators. Mentors

Leadership begins with knowing the world can be a better place and creating a stronger society begins in our own back yard. The women leading these organizations have taken action to challenge the status quo. There are countless organizations making an impact — these are a few j. jane favorites.

Jessica Jane Stern | Connect Our Kids

We are a privately funded organization collaborating with the public and private sectors to improve foster care outcomes. We do this through empowering child welfare professionals with intelligent technology tools. We intend to share these tools with America’s child welfare professionals in order to streamline foster care processes, and allow these professionals to focus on doing what they do best—helping children and their families.

Estella Pyfrom | Estella’s Brilliant Bus

At the age of 70, Estella Pyfrom decided to spend her retirement on educating America’s youth. Join this amazing woman and her effort to bring technology to children on Estella’s Brilliant Bus. Read her story on 
j. jane and visit Estella’s Brilliant Bus to learn more.

Tricia Carlisle Northcutt | Children’s Volunteer Health Network

Tricia joins the j. jane conversation and shares her passion for helping uninsured and under insured children get the healthcare, dental, and mental care—at no cost to their families. Learn more about how you can help Tricia accomplish her mission with the Children’s Volunteer Health Network.

Eva Mozes Kor | CANDLES Holocaust Museum

Forgiveness Advocate and Holocaust Survivor, Eva Mozes Kor dedicates her life to education, healing, and respect. Eva travels the world educating and inspiring human kind. Visit her at CANDLES Holocaust Museum and learn how you can help her heal the world. Additionally, Eva takes groups to Auschwitz annually and continues to inspire millions. Tour Auschwitz with a survivor— join Eva on her journey. Eva joins the j. jane conversation and inspires us to gracefully forgive.