For many, Saymendy Lloyd is an actual savior. Say her name in circles around the Washington, D.C. area and you’ll find that many know the advocate for change as a mom, angel, and saving grace. Whether Saymendy Lloyd is securing housing for the elderly, taking in women who have experienced domestic abuse, or advocating for those ostracized and up against the odds, Lloyd — with the help of a team of supporters — is a fierce and selfless defender for the community.
We worked with OneX Studios to create a series of short inspirational documentary films to highlight Saymendy as well as other community heroes in the DC area.
O, The Oprah Magazine, has teamed up with Skype to combat loneliness and encourage more face-to-face interaction. Take a look at how Oprah, Sanjay Gupta, Gayle King and a host of celebs demonstrate how one word has the power to make you live longer and how you can get involved. #justsayhello
The Catalyst Award annually honors innovative organizational approaches with proven, measurable results that address the recruitment, development, and advancement of all women, including diverse women. Since 1987, Catalyst has recognized 82 initiatives at 76 organizations from around the world. These groundbreaking diversity and inclusion programs have changed workplaces, communities, and lives.