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May, 2017
Sabina, leader of Global Grassroots' women's team Aketo Koma, was interviewed recently on MEGA FM, a local radio station in Gulu, Uganda, where Aketo Koma is located. The broadcaster explains what Sabina herself says (in her local language of Acholi) in the second file about raising funds to help children attend school.

March, 2016
"Gretchen Steidle, Global Grassroots | Conscious Social Change", a podcast by Tony Loyd | Facilitating the Growth of Social Entrepreneurs

March, 2016
"Mindfulness in Support of Resiliency and Social Impact" by Gretchen Ki Steidle

March, 2016
"Gretchen Ki Steidle, The Mindful Warrior of Global Grassroots" by Komal Garewal
Maxim Hygiene #FierceWomen

October, 2015
"The Mindful Warriorship of Gretchen Ki Steidle" by Natalie Lynn Rekstad
Soul Journal Philanthropy

November, 2014
"Can a Toilet Eliminate Sexual Violence and Protect a Girl's Education?" by Gretchen Wallace and Lisa Summers
Huffington Post

April, 2013
Gretchen Wallace's TED Talk at TEDxUVA
University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA

March, 2013
"Davis Projects for Peace Funds U.Va. Students' Plan To Aid Tanzanian Women"
UVA Today | University of Virginia

March, 2013
"LIPACE Extols Global Grassroots For $2,000 Grant"
In Profile Daily | Liberia

August, 2012
"Global Grassroots Conscious Social Change for Women Supporting Healing, Empowerment & Sustainable Leadership in Post-War Africa" by Vanessa Fisher | Dialogues

August, 2012
"For Rwandan Women, a Grassroots Approach to Change" by Jessica Lott
Her Kind | A blog powered by Vida: Women in Literary Arts

August, 2012
"Will Western Women Really Save the World?" by Vanessa D. Fisher
Elephant Journal

August, 2011
"Gretchen Wallace Empowers Women in Rwanda And Other Post-Conflict Societies" by Curtis Wong
The Huffington Post | Good News: Greatest Person of the Day

May, 2011
"Social Entrepreneurs 2011: A Practical Guide to Nonprofit Organizations, The Social Entrepreneurship Spectrum: Nonprofits" by Issie Lapowsky
Inc. Magazine

May, 2011
"Remarkable Women of the World 2011"
New Hampshire Magazine

April, 2011
"The Life Out Loud: How the Summit at Sea Helped Me Rediscover Myself," by MeiMei Fox
The Huffington Post | HuffPost Living

April, 2011
"Films Shrink Global Problems Down to a More Human Scale," by Elizabeth Whitman
Inter Press Service

January, 2011
"Social Entrepreneur Shortage? Look Under-the-Radar," by Deron Triff
The Huffington Post

April, 2010
Using social media and technology to communicate on the ground in Haiti
ThisIsHealth's YouTube channel

March, 2010
Listen and Enjoy: Words of Wisdom from a Grassroots Pioneer - Entrepreneurs

January, 2010
CNN Heroes - Saving Haiti, Part 1 - The Rescue Effort
CNN Anderson Cooper 360

October, 2009
Twitter for Social Entrepreneurship: The Top 100 Tweeps to Follow
Skoll Foundation's

March, 2009
Interview with Gretchen Wallace Founder of Global Grassroots (.pdf)
Ode Magazine Online

February, 2009
Stopping Domestic Violence Through Theater
Focus Magazine Online

December, 2007
Social Entrepreneurship for Women's Wellbeing Worldwide: An Interview with Gretchen Steidle Wallace
Diversity Matters Broadcast

October, 2007
Great Expectations (.pdf)
World Business Magazine | Global 35 Under 35 Award

August, 2007
UpliftingDarfur (.pdf)
Fit Yoga Magazine

Fall, 2006
In the Southern Stretches of the Sahara: Darfur Refugee Camps of Eastern Chad (.pdf)
Her Circle Ezine


Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation

> Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation

Steidle argues that both personal and societal transformation are essential for a just society, and with this book she offers a roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change. Steidle offers mindfulness practices for individuals and groups, presents the neuroscientific evidence for its benefits, and argues for its relevance to social change. Published by MIT Press in 2017.

The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur

> The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur

A memoir written by Brian Steidle & Gretchen Steidle Wallace, founder of Global Grassroots. This intense, vivid report and call to action from the heart of violent Darfur, by a former Marine working as an unarmed military observer for the African Union, is a powerful memoir of a young man's awakening to conscience and the first extensive on-the ground account of the genocide in Sudan. Published by PublicAffairs in 2007.

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