We’re proud of our winning Invisalign® ChangeMakers!
Congratulations to Alyssia Duda! Along with our nonprofit partner, The National 4-H Council, we’re rewarding 100 young leaders (ages 13-19) like Alyssia who have worked tirelessly to bring good to their communities. Each will receive $5,000 to help them continue their goodwill efforts.
At just 14, Alyssia knows that her dream of becoming a professional ballerina doesn’t come easily. Throughout her training she discovered the financial barriers keeping many young girls of color like her from the same dream. She created Alyssia’s Dream to turn donations into scholarships for ballet classes and provide the costly supplies to girls of color. She champions girls like her in following their dreams every day.
IN ALYSSIA’S OWN WORDS
“I do not believe that the cost of something should stop anyone from pursuing their passion or their dream. That's why I created Alyssia's Dream.”
DIVERSITY IN ARTS
MORE ON HOW ALYSSIA IS CHANGING THE WORLD
Created The Dream Big Event, an event that taught young girls how to make a plan and actually achieve their dreams
Alyssia is an ambassador for Brown Girls Do Ballet
Partnered with Project I Am to put together donation bags for the homeless
WHAT OTHERS SAID
“Through her scholarships, she gives young girls of color the opportunity to explore and pursue ballet, an art that often excludes people of color.”