Carmel Jud's Rising International Helps the World's Poorest Women Rise

For most of her life, Carmel Jud had it all.

She launched a successful career as a producer of advertising jingles at the age of 19. Before long, she lived in a six-level house in the Santa Cruz hills with a built-in recording studio, so she didn't even have to leave home to work.

But after almost 20 years, something didn't feel right.

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