In the latest episode of the Choose 2 Think Inspirational Podcast, Genevieve Piturro, the founder of Pajama Program, shared her inspiring journey from a successful career in television marketing to becoming a beacon of hope for children in need. In this blog post, we'll delve into the key takeaways from the interview, exploring Genevieve's transformation and her mission to inspire others to find their purpose.
From Corporate Ladder to Pajama Philanthropy
Genevieve Piturro's story is a testament to the power of a single moment to alter the course of one's life. The turning point came when a simple question from a little girl, "What are pajamas?" prompted Genevieve to reevaluate her life's direction. This pivotal moment led her to step off the corporate ladder and embark on a mission to deliver pajamas and books to children in shelters.
The Birth of Pajama Program
In 2001, Genevieve founded thePajama Program, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comfort and a sense of belonging to children facing uncertainty. The program, initially a small initiative, quickly gained nationwide recognition for its impactful work and Genevieve's compelling story. Through her book, Purpose, Passion and Pajamas, Genevieve chronicles her journey and the evolution of Pajama Program.
Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas - A Powerful Narrative
International Speaker and Consultant
In her post-Pajama Program chapter, Genevieve has transitioned into a role as an international speaker and consultant. Through Genevieve Piturro, LLC, she shares her experiences and motivates individuals globally to listen to their hearts and pursue their passions. Genevieve's speaking engagements are not just about her personal journey but also serve as a catalyst for others to find their own "pajamas" – a metaphor for their true calling in life.
Purpose, Passion, and Moxie
Recognition and Awards
Genevieve Piturro's impact extends beyond her book and speaking engagements. She has been featured on major media platforms such as TODAY, OPRAH, GMA, CNN, and more. Additionally, her advocacy work and dedication to Pajama Program have earned her numerous awards, including the 2022 Anthem Awards Bronze Winner in Humanitarian Action & Services and the 2021 New York City Big Book Awards Winner in Inspiration.
Connect with Genevieve
Genevieve remains actively engaged with her audience through her website (www.GenevievePiturro.com) and social media channels. You can follow her journey, stay updated on her speaking engagements, and be inspired by her ongoing commitment to making a positive impact on the world.
Genevieve Piturro's interview on the Choose 2 Think Inspirational Podcast offers a glimpse into a life transformed by purpose and passion. Her journey from the corporate world to pajama philanthropy is a beacon of inspiration, encouraging others to pursue their true calling. As Genevieve continues to share her story, she leaves a lasting impact on individuals and communities, reminding us all of the transformative power that lies within each of us to make a difference in the world.
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