Lidia considers herself a true citizen of the world, with a strong desire and commitment to giving back by devoting her time and energy to several social impact projects through her affiliation with several global organizations. Please visit these organizations websites and learn more about their programs. Maybe one of these inspiring missions will strike a cord in you and compel you to join their efforts. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me. I am happy to share my personal experiences with all of them!! They have been deeply transformative on my path of self-inquiry and finding my life purpose.
The Science of Mindfullness & Compoassion and a special conversation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama - New Dehli
Lidia is a Board member of ReVision Youth Foundation (California) - Trauma Healing & Resilience training for survivors of human trafficking in India & Nepal www.revisionyouth.org Member of Synergos (New York) - a non profit organization founded by David and Peggy (daughter) Rockefeller, with programs in fifteen countries focusing on programs with high potential for eradicating poverty and implementing local programs which help raise local capacity for collaboration, innovation, and service delivery, helping those local partners achieve sustainable progress in important national priorities.www.synergos.org Member of Global Sustainability Network Foundation (Dubai) - an advocacy network of more than 700 global change-makers across five sectors - Government, Business, Faith, Media, Community). They are all committed to tackling Goal 8 of the 17 UN Sustainability Development Goals.
She also supports organizations like:
Wellspring Living - Atlanta based non profit organization which provides domestic sex trafficking victims and those at risk with specialized services through residential and community-based programs. These programs provide transformative care through therapeutic services, education, life skills, and personal and professional development. www.wellspringliving.org
Safe Refuge Rwanda -a London based non profit Christine organization founded by my friend Marie-Christine Nubagwire, a genocide survivor (together with her 2 years old at the time daughter, Natalie). She has dedicated her entire life to helping refugees with very specific programs on how to deal with their trauma, and reintegrate in their adopting countries.
Empowering Women through education programs - Istanbul, Turkey
In addition, Lidia is the youngest member of the Atlanta based ‘Circle Of Friends’ - a women’s group comprised of influential social activists, from whom she draws tremendous inspiration and mentoring, and a member of Go Beyond Profit (celebrating Atlanta businesses of all sizes that invest in making a meaningful social impact within their communities).
Marie-Christine Nibagwire - genocide surviver
A New Chapter in fighting against Modern Day Slavery - Colombia University, NYC