What is a changemaker?

01/01/2018

By Christina Gonzales, Writer, LocalLove.ca

What exactly is a changemaker? The term can refer to someone who has started a global movement or influenced policy in a major way. (Malala Yousafzai and Roméo Dallaire come to mind.) But really anyone can make change in their community—even small actions can have a big impact.

“For me, it’s someone who inspires others to live their most authentic life, which means being confident in your convictions,” says Chelsea Brown, founder of MILLE, a burgeoning organization that will focus on bringing women together to make positive change in the world. “I want to show [people] that one small act can potentially change lives and turn into a movement.”

We’re already inspired! Here Brown gives us her tips for being a changemaker in your own way.