Main Line Today has profiled a handful of Chester County residents who are making serious waves in the community as part of its “Next Gen 2020: 15 Local Leaders Under the Age of 30,” writes Lisa Dukart for the magazine.
Jess Cadorette of Phoenixville has always loved nature and has dedicated her career to protecting it. The 28-year-old was recently appointed statewide field director for Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania.
West Chester’s Molly Dolan was just nine years old when she organized her first charity garage sale. Today, the 16-year-old founder of the Kids “4” Kids club has introduced other initiatives as well, including preparing meals for a local homeless shelter.
Meanwhile, 25-year-old Lauren Grow of Unionville, the founder of Talk About Town, also serves as the University of Pennsylvania’s assistant director of marketing and stewardship. There, she facilitates communication with 29,000 alumni donors.
Rahul Rao, 19, of Chester Springs, was inspired to start H2O For Everyone with his brother after experiencing first-hand shortages of clean water during family trips to China and India. The organization focuses on fundraising and education.
Finally, 16-year-old Niam Shah of Berwyn is CEO of Master of Disaster, an organization that donates the profits from a board game he created to Red Cross Hurricane Relief.
Read more about these local leaders under the age of 30 in Main Line Today here.