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Oprah Winfrey

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Jessica Terceros

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would eventually become the Oprah Winfrey Show which after 25 years resulted in... "My constant prayer for myself is to be used in service, for the greater good." -Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey's Leadership Academy for girls in South Africa Oprah Winfrey The Ultimate Leader Oprah having her own network, OWN “Welcome to the proudest day of my life, the opening of the Oprah Winfrey leadership Academy for girls in South Africa” FLASH BACK OF OPRAH'S LIFE Oprah was born in Mississippi on January 29 1954 As a teenager she was sexually abused by her mother’s family and friends After moving to Tennessee to live with her father, she graduated high school with honors and in 1970 she won a scholarship to Tennessee State University In 1971 she was crowned Miss. Black Tennessee In 1976 she moved to Baltimore to become a news reporter and co-anchor Oprah later become host of a show called “People are talking” and after 8 years in the show, she was recruited by a Chicago News Station to host AM Chicago, which... “I realized that TV could be more than just a playground, but a platform for service for helping other people lift their lives.”
- Oprah Winfrey Oprah's Key Leadership Qualities Lead's by example Influential Integrity Motivational Mentor Oprah's Impact on Society Oprah's Angel Network On Oprah’s October 30th 2006, show she gave every member of her audience $1,000, a hand held camera and a challenge to “pay it forward” by coming up with a creative and motivational way to help others in their community. Oprah believes that when good things happen to you, it is sort of like your obligation to pay it forward and to help those who are not as fortunate as you are. A week after Oprah had given the challenge more than 300 videos of people “paying it forward” came pouring in. One woman along with others in her town helped a father of nine who was suffering from a brain tumor by raising over $70,000 for the family. Pay it Forward Challenge Other Examples of people "Paying it forward" Oprah's Angel Network, a public charity formed in 1998, was established to encourage people around the world to make a difference in the lives of others. Oprah's vision is to inspire individuals to create opportunities that enable under served women and children to rise to their potential. Oprah's Angel Network initiates and supports charitable projects and provides grants to non-profit organizations around the globe that share in this vision. “To move FORWARD, you have to give BACK” "Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never have enough."
- Oprah Winfrey “In just two weeks, we raised over $10,000 in donated goods that will be donated to St. Joe's Women Centre.” Keith, Mariela, and Hailey Kleiner from Los Angeles gave a donation of $1,000 to the Spark of Love program, which gives toys to kids in Social Services Why is Oprah THE Ultimate Leader? Oprah is NOW, I mean yes, sure many of the other people on the list may be great but Oprah is making changes now, she is bettering OUR generation. She is inspiring people from OUR generation to continue her vision. O
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