BBBSA President and CEO Pam Iorio Honored by People Magazine as one of 25 Women Changing the World in 2018

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People Magazine published its annual list of “25 Women Changing the World,” on November 2, and the list includes our President and CEO, Pam Iorio. While the headline may be “25 Women Changing the World,” we see the story as how Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, our Bigs, and our partners are working together to change their communities.

https://www.bbbs.org/2018/11/bbbsa-president-ceo-pam-iorio-honored-people-magazine-one-25-women-changing-world-2018/

Little Sister Asma Fulfills Mom’s Dream of Seeing Children Succeed

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Growing up, Asma faced challenges of her own. She always excelled at school, but dealt with bullies who teased her for her skin color, religion, ethnicity, and language skills. A teacher saw how much Asma and her twin sister were being picked on, and she referred both girls to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

https://www.bbbs.org/2017/08/little-sister-asma-fulfills-moms-dream-seeing-children-succeed/

Little Brother J.J. Awarded Konrad A. Reuland “Little” Scholarship

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To honor Konrad, his family and friends have established the Konrad A. Reuland “Little” Scholarship through Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Each year, proceeds from this fund will be awarded to a Little Brother within the network who is interested in playing football and attending college. This year, the Konrad A. Reuland “Little” Scholarship was awarded to Jonathan “J.J.” Barajas from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County.

https://www.bbbs.org/2017/08/little-brother-j-j-wins-konrad-reuland-little-endowed-scholarship/

Little Sister Shayna Awarded Elizabeth A. Smith “Little” Leadership Scholarship

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When Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Board Member Liz Smith completed her two-year term as Board Chair in 2016, the Board wanted to honor her service. Liz isan extraordinary leader and helped the National Office through its most challenging years. The Board came together to endow a scholarship in her name. Every year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America will award a college scholarship to a Little in the network who demonstrates leadership in high school.

https://www.bbbs.org/2017/08/little-sister-shayna-wins-elizabeth-smith-little-leadership-scholarship/