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063, Gretchen Steidle, Global Grassroots | Conscious Social Change

063, Gretchen Steidle, Global Grassroots | Conscious Social Change

Gretchen Steidle and Global Grassroots looks for change agents in the most marginalized communities in post-conflict East Africa. Their mission is to catalyze women and girls as leaders of conscious social change. They provide mind-body trauma healing, a conscious social change curriculum, mentors and seed capital.
In Conscious Social Change, Global Grassroots emphasizes five key areas:

Cultivating presence.
Becoming whole
Ensuring balance
Staying attuned
Leading from within

Social Entrepreneurship Quotes from Gretchen Steidle:
“I was intrigued by what it takes to scale and replicate the best ideas.”
“I recognized that this is where change was happening. It was happening from the grassroots level up.”
“I wanted to find a way to finance more social innovation in the world.”
“I found change agents among illiterate farmers who had escaped genocide.”
“Here was the niche I felt I could serve best, where rebuilding efforts had already begun, but where grassroots needs were still not being