MindLeaps in the Media

In the News

November 25, 2015 Dancer Misty Copeland Discusses Joining the MindLeaps Mission to Help Street Children In Rwanda

      Huffington Post Live | Misty Copeland Is Helping To Bring Dance Lessons To Rwandan Kids

November 25, 2015 ABT Principal Dancer Misty Copeland Launches MindLeaps Girls Program and Scholarship for             Disadvantaged Young Women in Rwanda

      Pointe | Misty Copeland Launches Girls Program, Scholarship in Rwanda

November 15, 2015 MindLeaps Provides an Opportunity for Street Children in Rwanda to Develop Cognitive Skills Necessary for School and Jobs

      The New Times | MindLeaps Rwanda: Giving street kids a new lease of life

May 14, 2015            MindLeaps Founder Rebecca Davis Awarded Dance Studio Life’s “Generous Heart” Award

      Dance Studio Life | The Second Annual Dance Studio Life “Generous Heart” Awards

January 1, 2015        Dance Studio Life Cover Piece Profiles the Education Mission of MindLeaps

      Dance Studio Life | An artistic director does good by kids in genocide’s aftermath

December 2014        MindLeaps Allows Street Children to Learn in a Safe Environment Where They Feel In Control

                                     Project M | You can’t save the world with dance. But you can dance your way to a better life.

October 22, 2014     United Nations Association Film Festival Shows Documentary Short “Dance Up From The Streets”; The Film Highlights how MindLeaps Helps Street Children Realize Their Dreams

      United Nations Association Film Festival | Dance Up From the Street

August 7, 2014         Pan African Film Festival Shows Documentary Short “Dance Up From The Streets”; The Film Highlights how MindLeaps Helps Street Children Realize Their Dreams

                                     Pan African Film Festival | Dance Up From the Street

April 2014                 Broadway Performer LaMar Baylor Shares His Love of Dance with Street Children in Rwanda as           Ambassador for RDDC

                                    Dance Magazine & Dance Teacher Magazine: STUDIO TALK | Reaching Out

February 2, 2014     Broadway Dancer LaMar Baylor Teaches Dance to Street Children in Rwanda as an Ambassador for     RDDC

                                    Voice of America | Dance Offers Path to Education for Street Children, Orphans

January 14, 2014    LaMar Baylor, of Broadway’s “The Lion King”, Travels to Rwanda as New Cultural Ambassador for the Rebecca Davis Dance Company

                                   The Dance Journal | Broadway Dancer LaMar Baylor Travels to Rwanda as New Cultural Ambassador for the Rebecca Davis Dance Company

January 8, 2014     Sydney Skov Explains Origins of RDDC Education Program in Rwanda

                                   Living in Kigali | Good Cause: Rebecca Davis Dance Company

January 7, 2014     Broadway Performer LaMar Baylor Travels to Rwanda to Continue His Mission as RDDC Ambassador

                                  The Service Mag | Broadway Dance in Kigali

December 20, 2013 RDDC Ambassador and Professional Dancer LaMar Baylor Initiates Scholarship Fund to Send Street Child to Boarding School

                                  Broad Street Review | Dancer wants to help kids in Rwanda

November 28, 2013 RDDC Ambassador LaMar Baylor Revisits Program in Rwanda to to Continue Education for Students and Teachers

                                  Rwanda Focus | Off The Streets, Onto the Dance Floor

October 2013         Rebecca Davis Dance Company Uses Dance to Affect Change for Street Children

                                  Dance Teacher Magazine | Using Dance to Effect Change

May 4, 2011            Rebecca Davis Dance Company Uses Dance as a Catalyst for Community Rebuilding and Development in Post-Conflict Countries

                                  Fox School of Business, Temple University | Fox grad patches broken communities, one pirouette at a time

April 5, 2011          RDDC Opens the 2011 Human Rights Defenders Forum at The Carter Center

                                  Human Rights Defenders Forum | Rebecca Davis Dance Company

February 2, 2010  Founder Rebecca Davis Receives Carl Wilkens Anti-Genocide Fellowship

                                  Genocide Intervention Network | Philadelphia Local Receives Prestigious Anti-Genocide Fellowship

January 2010        Rebecca Davis Shares an Excerpt of Her Service Trip to Bosnia with Global Perspectives

                                  Global Perspectives | Fox School Grad Does More Than Business in Bosnia

Oct – Dec 2009     Rebecca Davis and RDDC’s Mission Profiled by Save Darfur

                                 Save Darfur | Save Darfur’s Creative Community: Rebecca Davis

January 29, 2009 Rebecca Davis Speaks with Metro Philadelphia About RDDC Ballet “Greed: The Tale of Enron”

                                  Metro Philadelphia | American Dreamer: Rebecca Davis Dance Company Tackles the Drama of Enron

April 30, 2004      The Philadelphia Business Journal Highlights Rebecca Davis as an Example of Entrepreneurship in the Arts

  Philadelphia Business Journal | Within Dancer’s Steps, Backers see Possibilities for Economic Growth

 

Radio & Television
  • MSNBC’s Melissa-Harris Perry Show (August 3, 2013)
  • rcko Distrikt Television, Bosnia-Herzegovina (April 26, 2011)
  • CN8 Morning Show (April 23, 2008)
  • Channel 6 ABC: Visions Broadcast (April 19, 2008)