It’s one thing to see your name in lights, but your photo blown up and placed on a Manhattan skyscraper? Well, ask Molly MacDonald how it feels. Her photo was prominently displayed in lights this past December as a 2019 AARP® Purpose Prize® fellow. Molly was one of 9 AARP Purpose Prize fellows, an award
Kristie is a content strategist with a master of science degree in communications who works for non-profit SME, promoting the manufacturing industry. A recent Chicago transplant, she lives in downtown Detroit with her husband and senior dog, Babe.
Molly MacDonald, a former journalist, is founder and CEO of The Pink Fund, which provides short-term, non-medical financial assistance to breast cancer patients in active treatment. “Dancing With The Survivors” is her signature fundraising event.
Inglish is a millennial entrepreneur with a degree in communication from Bowling State Green University. Among other volunteer roles, she is a board member for Brilliant Detroit; she also spent three months in South Africa as an intern and volunteer.
Tarana has two master's degrees in communications and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Business Administration. She also displays an entrepreneurial streak through her online bridal accessory and jewelry business. Another sideline is her work as voice-over talent.
Elizabeth Russell earned a graduate degree in communications from Grand Valley State University, and works at the university's Detroit branch, overseeing daily operations. She is also the author of two yet-to-be-published children's books.
Anjelica is a recent Wayne State grad who works in PR with clients in manufacturing, retail, utility and non-profit industries. She was the first web intern for Hour Detroit, and one of her first college newspaper stories was shared 250 times within 24 hours.