Everyone has a story.


This week: Meet Susan.

Meet Susan Casey-Leininger: executive director of Village Life and advocate for global citizenship everywhere. Her work in northern Tanzania is paving the way for women on both sides of the globe.

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I went in like a lot of young white women who think that they can change the world one African baby at a time. That year taught me a lot about my own insignificance.

–Susan Casey-Leininger