Moves Making Impact

A Bumble and Vital Voices Partnership

Bumble’s ‘Moves Making Impact’ product feature will enable users to donate to a woman making positive change with every first move they make in-app

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Bumble, the woman-first social networking app, is collaborating with Vital Voices to launch “Moves Making Impact,” a new product feature in its app that empowers its more than 55 million users to give back with every first move made.

The mobile-based app was first founded to challenge the antiquated rules of dating, providing a long overdue shake up to the exclusive gender norms of online dating. Now, Bumble empowers users to connect with confidence whether dating, networking, or meeting friends online.

Users who make a “first move” across Bumble’s platforms (Bumble Date, BumbleBizz or BumbleBFF) will choose one of three causes – human rights, public policy or economic development – that they want to support. Each cause is associated with a woman leading change in her community. Based on the number of first moves made for each cause, Bumble will make a donation to each woman through Vital Voices.

Bumble and Vital Voices have collectively identified twelve women leaders solving problems in their communities who will benefit from “Moves Making Impact” over the course of the next year.

 

 

The first group of women who are recipients of Bumble’s Moves Making Impact initiative are:

Amanda Nguyen, based in Washington, DC, is a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and the Founder of Rise, a civil rights accelerator in the US. She founded Rise to rewrite the law and ensure that the rights of survivors were put at the center. Amanda and her team drafted the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, which set a civil rights standard for survivors and impacted at least 25 million people nationwide. The bill was unanimously passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on October 7, 2016. Since then, Rise has focused on empowering others to advocate for survivors within their community, giving them tools, resources and technology to create needed legislation, passing 23 laws impacting nearly 40 million people.

 

Akanksha Hazari, based in Mumbai, India, aspires to empower underserved communities to achieve the life they imagine. She is the CEO and Founder of m.Paani, a commerce platform that is changing the face of Indian retail by empowering local business owners to digitize their stores and deliver the neighborhood shopping experience of the future. m.Paani enables local retailers to deliver like e-tailers by taking their stores online, digitizing consumer relationships, & driving growth via targeted marketing and loyalty. Local businesses are responsible for 40% of employment in India. By preserving local retail, m.Paani is strengthening communities, sustaining local employment, and bringing convenience and meaningful savings to every Indian. m.Paani’s mission is to build the largest retail chain in the world by empowering and organizing India’s 60+million local retailers.

 

Baljeet Sandhu, based in London, UK, established the Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit, a specialist legal, policy and education hub protecting and promoting the rights of young people displaced by war, fleeing abuse and violence and trafficked for the purposes of exploitation and slavery. As a legal entrepreneur, she has pioneered innovation in the legal sector by testing out new models of legal services for young people whilst spearheading access to justice and legal education strategies within the wider social sector. She is a visiting fellow at Yale Law School and recently established the Knowledge Equity Initiative at Yale to share her expertise and support the development of inclusive innovation strategies to address some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems.

 

To learn more about Bumble and Moves Making Impact, please visit: www.bumble.com/moves-making-impact.

 

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