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Shiva Sarram, was honored at the 2019 Women of Distinction Awards sponsored by YWCA in Darien as a change maker who is putting refugee children on a path to a better future. Through unique programs in child development, education, vocational initiatives and technology, Blossom Hill is implementing its vision of a world where children affected […]

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Shiva Sarram, Founder and Executive Director of Blossom Hill, was recently interviewed by Katie Augustyn on her hopes and goals for children affected by war and conflict. Working towards peace through innovation, Blossom Hill runs a Fellowship Program that supports individuals who implement bold innovative programs that give children the opportunity to become leaders in […]

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At the University of Pennsylvania’s 25th Reunion Signature Symposium “Champion Your Life: Stories of Inspiration and Innovation from the Class of 1994,” Shiva Sarram shared her life trajectory after college and how she embarked on her philanthropic journey with Blossom Hill. “It was really an honor to speak on a panel with so many inspiring […]

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Former 2017 Blossom Hill Fellow Lucrezia Bisignani made the 2019 Forbes list of 30 under 30 socials entrepreneurs. After her success with Sema Africa, Lucrezia adapted the literacy app to help Syrian refugees displaced across the Middle East learn to read in their mother tongue. Over 3,000 children have already benefited from the app.

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HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — A group of young Afghan women in the deeply conservative western Herat province is breaking traditional barriers as their war-torn country’s first female coders in an overwhelmingly male-dominated tech field. The game they created at the Code to Inspire computer training center in the city of Herat, the provincial capital, underscores […]

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Blossom Hill Founder and Executive Director Shiva Sarram was honored by Moffly Media for her outstanding grassroots effort at the 10th Annual Light A Fire Awards. Shiva accepted the award on behalf of the Blossom Hill Fellows, Staff, Board of Directors, and most importantly the Blossom Hill kids. Shiva remarked during her speech “I am […]

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