The Hivery 'We Rise' Scholarship Program

Inspired by Maya Angelou's poem, Still I Rise, and the powerful, brave work of women everywhere, The Hivery launched the 'We Rise' Scholarship Program in 2016 to empower, contribute and support passionate, bold beings who work tirelessly toward equality. If you or someone you know is making an impact toward equality through work, kindness, or social good, please apply and learn more about our program at the link below.

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Amy Gragnolati
Co-founder and COO, LONA

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Cristol Barrett O'Loughlin
Founder & CEO, ANGEL AID (A Nonprofit Group Enriching Lives, Inc.)

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Denise Blondo
Founder, Better Choices Training, Program Developer, Educator and Cancer Wellness Advocate, and Chemo Cold Caps Donation Program


Hayley Leibson
Cofounder and COO, Lunchclub, Founder, Lady in Tech, and Forbes Contributor


Sarah Dihmes
Founder & CEO, Beauty Bootcamp



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Brianna Russell
Founding Executive Director, Girls Leading Girls





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Nicole "Nic" Winzey
Founder, Winzday Events

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2017 semi-finalists 

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Zara Babitzke
Founder & Executive Director, Ambassadors of Hope and Opportunity (AHO)


Marina Bulavsky
Communications & Marketing Director, Spark

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Zphyna Caldwell
Founder, Artistic Director, Interactive Enrichment

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Susan Kleinman
Founder, Susan Kleinman Wallis Consulting and Development Consultant, Canal Welcome Center

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Jennifer Ehrhard Nichols
Executive Director, Powerful Beyond Measure

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Gianna McLaren
Racing Driver, Gianna Torres Racing

Marissa Viray
Director of Outreach, Girls Leadership

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Hannah Waen
Communications Manager, Trips for Kids Marin

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Alexis Wise
Director, Wise Choices for Girls

// congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship Winners!


Jessica Hollinger, Marin Grassroots Leadership Network
Marin Grassroots Leadership Network’s purpose is to build the capacity of low-income African-American, Latino and Southeast Asian communities to advance public policy that promotes social and economic equity in Marin County in alignment with the Equal Voice framework.



Marti Grimminck, International Connector
International Connector's global millennial network drives innovation + change for businesses to adapt their thinking for the future, while at the same time, providing skills and opportunities to youth in 190 countries regardless of their background or credentials.

To see all We Rise Scholarship semi-finalists, please visit our blog HERE