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Mallory Brown    

Social Entrepreneur & Humanitarian; Founder of World Clothes Line

Curious about the world around her, Mallory Brown, at the age of 20, strapped on a backpack and set out to discover new people and places. She fell in love with the world. She learned to appreciate different ways of life and was deeply touched by the universality of basic human need. At the age of 24, she transformed her experiences into a socially conscious business called World Clothes Line. Since then, she has worked on the ground in 19 different countries and has represented dozens of companies and hundreds of generous donors to provide help to thousands in need.

Her efforts have been featured by the Today Show, The New York Times, Crain’s Detroit Business, the Huffington Post, and Ambassador Magazine for pioneering a new, engaging approach to philanthropy. She was born and raised in Michigan, graduated from Albion College, and currently lives on the edge of Detroit and is a creative entrepreneur who finds her greatest sense of self while traveling. She has worked in the film, music, and media industries. She loves photography, coffee, and anything related to Paris (as she studied there)

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Lessons learned from a Mud Hut

After traveling to over 30 countries, Mallory Brown has explored the remote corners of the world. This presentation shares her experiences with multiples cultures and witnessing the full spectrum of human life. Hear stories from the jungles of Madagascar to natural disasters in 3 Nepal to hidden tunnels for the homeless in the United States. Photos of children in Kenya will bring tears to your eyes and while stories of family drama in Haiti will make you laugh about your own. Learn how, in the end, human kindness always prevails. Regardless of language, cultural, religion, and wealth, we are all more alike than we are different. Leave feeling inspired about the state of our world and how you can improve it in the future.

Just Go

As an avid adventurer and risk taker, Mallory shares the secret to her bold lifestyle — JUST GO! Hear stories of her travels around the world and how lessons learned from packing a backpack apply to everyday life. You'll leave this presentation inspired to put aside your own fear, try new things, challenge yourself … and live a fuller life.

New Generation of Giving

Mallory is 29 years old and on the cutting edge of philanthropy. She activates a generation obsessed with social media, instant gratification, and self-promotion to gain a global view of compassion and charity. In 2015 alone, Mallory raised over $100,000 by online crowdfunding to help incredible causes around the world. Learn the secret to her success (direct, personal giving) and how to harness the power of technology. This presentation shares how millennials feel about the world and how to best engage the next generation in our global society.

Living your Dream Life

Mallory shares how to turn your passion into your business. At the age of 24, Mallory became a social entrepreneur and transformed her personal experiences into a sustainable career. Today, six years later, she lives her dream life. "I travel the world to help people. This is my dream life." Mallory shares how she found her passion, crafted her lifestyle, overcame obstacles, and how you can do the same. You'll leave this presentation inspired to make the most of your life and empowered with the tools to begin today!

Work for the World

As a social entrepreneur, Mallory works in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Compare the intricacies of business and charity, and learn how to best leverage tactics from each industry. Exploring the trends of corporate social responsibility and philanthropic products, you'll learn how the greatest success can perhaps be achieved by combining the 4 two. You'll walk away from this presentation inspired to find a win-win balance between profit and philanthropy.

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