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Alissa Lentz

Founder, Hero Backpacks

New York City

Alissa is the founder of HERO NEW YORK. By championing a diverse narrative, HERO NEW YORK helps build an inclusive and equal world. Each backpack carries the story of a global game-changer and gives 10% back to a correlating cause.

HERO NEW YORK dedicates 10% of profit to organizations that solve the 17 sustainable development goals, identified by the United Nations as the world's most pressing global issues. Currently focusing on:

Besides being HERO's founder, Alissa is a writer, a traveler, and a believer that social enterprise will change the world.

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