20+ Sustainability Influencers Leading the Way in Travel

Sustainability influencers are teaching us all how to be better travelers and better caretakers of the Earth. From Instagram to blogs to videos, these women travel creators are leading the way in sustainability conversations. As we take this pause in travel and reevaluate our habits, many of these women are offering advice and insight into conservation issues. We can make small changes at home right now. And then we can carry that momentum forward whenever we start traveling again. If you’re

Jazzmine Raine - Founder/Director, Hara World & Co-Founder, Sustainable Travel Network

Jazz is one of the leading pioneers of the zero waste travel movement in India. She is the co-founder of India's first zero waste guesthouse Hara House, a social enterprise that invests 20% of profits into community development projects. What started as a grassroots project led to the creation of Hara World, an experiential education and impact travel organization that empowers, educates and connects diverse young people through environmental justice programs. Jazz is currently the Director of Hara World and utilizes her background in nonprofit management, content marketing, and social innovation to lead her team of 20-somethings to become confident and resourceful leaders for sustainable development.

Strategist Spotlight: Jazz

Jazz, what you are passionate about? I am a very passionate social entrepreneur and sustainable traveller. I am the Director and Founder of Hara World , an experiential education and impact travel organization that connects and empowers diverse youth through environmental justice programs. My organization also runs Hara House , India's FIRST zero waste guesthouse. I'm also a very passionate dancer and theatre performer, and cry if I'm away from my silks or hoop for more than 1 week.

Change Magazine

Social entrepreneurs and influencers are special people with unique qualities we find so fascinating about them. They have shaped the world today and what it will be tomorrow. They see the transformation world and the reality that most people don’t see and they ask questions and find answers to them. These people have become what they are today though vision and action.

20 Sustainable Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2020 | Suitcase Six

I realized recently that I follow a lot of travel influencers, but not nearly enough sustainable travel bloggers. Entering 2020, I wanted to flood my feed with more eco-friendly vacation inspiration, and also diversify my feed to include more women of color, as the travel sphere can be pretty white. (As a white woman trying to blog about sustainable travel myself, I mean no offense by this.) After some research, I’ve put together a list of 20 sustainable travel bloggers that you need to follow

Social Entrepreneurs To Be Inspired By Right Now

A social entrepreneur is a person who pursues novel applications that have the potential to solve community-based problems. These individuals are willing to take on the risk and effort to create positive changes in society through their initiatives. – Investopedia We are in an era where entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. This is because we are in what Stacey Tisdale calls a gig economy, where people have learned to leverage their talents and interests to create multiple streams of income.

Social Entrepreneurship: What It Is and Why Everyone's Talking About It

Entrepreneurs used to be those who had an idea, started a company, and made money. They wrote a business plan, circulated the document to a bank, and worked tirelessly to scale their company and drive profits for themselves and their investors. But in 2018, we’re a startup nation. Actually, we’re a startup world. Entrepreneurs have different motivations for starting a business just as consumers have different motivations to buy.

Striving to Empower: An Interview with Jazzmine Raine

This week, Jazzmine Raine, Director and Co-Founder of Hara World, chatted with us about her incredible journey that led to the creation of Hara World. Hara World is an experiential education and impact travel organization. They connect with young minds, involving them in environmental justice programs. In their own words, they aim to: "to use the power of travel to empower youth to step into their role as a leader for creating the world we want to live in".

All about the Tourism Shala in Delhi

The Tourism Shala is taking place in Delhi, on September 21, to promote sustainability in the travel industry in India. Jazzmine Raine is a Travel Massive Delhi member and co-organizer of The Tourism Shala. She is a social entrepreneur and content creator with a passion for responsible travel, conscious consumption, ethical fashion and social good. She is the co-founder of Indias’s first zero waste guesthouse and tourism organization, Hara House.

The 35 Social Entrepreneurs To Watch For In 2019

This will mark the 6th edition of our Social Entrepreneurs to watch for list. If you want to check out the previous years of social entrepreneurs you can see them here (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). Over the past five years I have had the great pleasure of speaking with over 400 social entrepreneurs while running Causeartist. It has been an amazing pleasure to watch many of these startups grow into companies and scale without losing their focus on impact.


At 18 years old, Jazzmine Raine launched a non-profit organisation called Raine for Water, now Raine Network, which led her to travel the world learning the ins and outs of grassroots development and social innovation in Canada, Ghana and India. As a young social entrepreneur Jazzmine is the queen of the zero waste initiative. Currently operating India’s first zero waste guesthouse- Hara House she aims to grow this initiative into a widespread network around the world!

WCW: Jazzmine Raine offers advise on how to move abroad and start a sustainable business

Jazzmine Raine, of the website Sunshine and Raine, was the very first blogger I worked with after launching virtue + vice last year. What inspired me most about Jazzmine was her genuine desire to help people and the planet, you can really tell that her heart is in the sustainable and ethical movement. This week I had the honor of getting to learn more about the opening of her zero-waste guest house in Bikaner India, and now I have so much FOMO. Bikaner has long been on my list of places to visi

be you conversations: jazzmine raine

"And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because here passion burned brighter than her fears." ~ Marc Anthony Jazzmine is the coolest girl I know, like literally ya'll. She is a writer, a world traveler, a conscious and ethical fashionista, and the co-founder of north India's first zero waste guesthouse! Oh, and she is a boss at aerial yoga! This girl does it all, and I am constantly inspired by her strength and courage to do it all. She has been our biggest supporter since day 1, and I couldn't imagine our journey without her. Her smile lights up the world, and she is beautiful inside and out. I hope her journey inspires you to see the world in a new light. <3

Why you don't need knowledge or experience to get started

Many people think they need to be experts before they can start a business or project. They have great ideas that they want to bring to life, but there’s always that inner voice holding them back.  “You don’t have enough experience.” “You know nothing about this topic.” “Why would anyone listen to you?”  The negative voices whisper and yell on top of each other. So the person attempts to bridge their gaps in knowledge by spending hours reading articles, researching forums, and l
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