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How a College Student Generated $100K for Her Company

Jessica Ekstrom

CEO and Founder of HeadbandsOfHope.org, Speaker and Author.

The idea for my company, Headbands of Hope, came from a summer internship at a wish-granting organization for kids with life-threatening illnesses when I was 19. 787 more words

Thehouseoftai

Fighting Cancer with Headbands

During her junior at North Carolina State University, Jessica Ekstrom experienced a life changing moment that changed the trajectory of her life.

While volunteering for the… 1,166 more words

Career Advice

How 3 Women Take Risks To Achieve Success

Would you accept a job offer in a country where you didn’t know the language? What about starting a non-profit while juggling college life? Or auditioning to be a TV show host? 267 more words

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How One Young Entrepreneur Is Changing Lives One Headband At A Time

During her junior at North Carolina State University, Jessica Ekstrom experienced a life changing moment that changed the trajectory of her life.

While volunteering for the… 456 more words

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Hope and headbands

Despite still fighting a nagging ankle injury, I signed up for a cross-country 5K that was this past weekend: the Sweat Hope 5K. One of my dearest friendsĀ agreed to run it, too, and because it raised money for… 1,044 more words

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